, n. 1. The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand.
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2. Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing.
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An ancient thing of long standing.
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3. Place to stand in; station; stand.
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I will provide you a good standing to see his entry.
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I sink in deep mire, where there is no standing.
Ps. lxix. 2.
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4. Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing.
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Standing off (Naut.), sailing from the land. -- Standing on (Naut.), sailing toward land.
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