stand in for

listen to the pronunciation of stand in for
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To replace; to act as a double or substitute for

I asked my colleague to stand in for me so I could take the day off.

stand for
To tolerate

We won't stand for that type of behaviour.

stand for
To advocate, to support
stand for
To mean; to symbolize; to represent

The abbreviation CIA stands for Central Intelligence Agency.

stand in
To substitute for; to replace; to serve as an understudy
stand in
A substitute; a replacement

Her stand in muffed a lot of lines.

stand for
1. To represent; symbolize.2. To advocate or support: stands for freedom of the press.3. To put up with; tolerate: "We will not stand for impertinent behavior."
stand for
tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
stand for
If you will not stand for something, you will not allow it to happen or continue. It's outrageous, and we won't stand for it any more
stand for
{f} be a symbol of; support-; represent; tolerate; allow (in a negative way; e.g.: "Young lady, you better start behaving and watching what you say, I will not stand for your language and behavior any longer")
stand for
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"
stand for
tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!
stand for
The ideas or attitudes that someone or something stands for are the ones that they support or represent. The party is trying to give the impression that it alone stands for democracy = represent
stand for
express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?"
stand for
If you say that a letter stands for a particular word, you mean that it is an abbreviation for that word. What does EU stand for?
stand for
denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An example sentence would show what this word means"
stand in
If you stand in for someone, you take their place or do their job, because they are ill or away. I had to stand in for her on Tuesday when she didn't show up. the acting president, who's standing in while she's out of the country. see also stand-in
stand in
one who comes to change the place of a permanent worker that has left temporarily
stand in
be a substitute; "The young teacher had to substitute for the sick colleague"; "The skim milk substitutes for cream--we are on a strict diet"
stand in for
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