Textual thesaurus for "stand for"

(verb) hold still for

tolerate or bear

I won't stand for this kind of behavior!

(verb) typify, symbolise, symbolize, represent

express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol

What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?

(verb) mean, intend, signify

denote or connote

`maison' means `house' in French; An example sentence would show what this word means

(verb) represent, correspond

take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to

Because of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in Greek stands for an 's' in Latin