What does stance mean?

Definitions for stancestæns

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stance.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stance(noun)

    standing posture

  2. position, stance, posture(noun)

    a rationalized mental attitude


  1. Stance(n.)

    the mental attitude, position, or approach a person adopts in respect to something.

  2. Stance(n.)

    (Golf, Baseball) The position of a player's feet, relative to each other and to the ball, when he is making a stroke or at bat.

  3. Origin: [OF. estance. See Stanza.]


  1. stance(Noun)

    The manner, posture, or pose in which one stands.

    The fenceru2019s stance showed he was ready to begin.

  2. stance(Noun)

    Oneu2019s opinion or point of view.

    I donu2019t agree with your stance on gun control.

  3. Origin: Via , from stanza, from stare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stance(noun)

    a stanza

  2. Stance(noun)

    a station; a position; a site

  3. Origin: [OF. estance. See Stanza.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stance

    stans, n. (Scot.) a station, site, stand.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'stance' in Nouns Frequency: #1953

Anagrams for stance »

  1. ascent

  2. enacts

  3. secant


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stance in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Louis Kuijs:

    (Future) policy will be dependent on data, if the leadership can get away without easing the policy stance further, they will.

  2. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    This is our stance and this is the stance of so many parties in the support group and they consider these groups terrorist groups.

  3. John Rubly:

    I did sort of like Cruz. He's got the same stance as Trump on a lot of things. But I didn't like his stance on ethanol, i still own farms.

  4. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    This does not mean that this is an acknowledgement of Jaish al-Islam and Ahrar al-Sham as two legitimate partners in the negotiations, this is our stance and this is the stance of so many parties in the support group and they consider these groups terrorist groups.

  5. Valerie Huber:

    We have long advocated that any group that normalizes or encourages teen sexual activity should not have access to students, that applies to( Planned Parenthood) and other groups, so this new revelation does not change our stance. ( But) it strengthened our antipathy to their fitness as role models for our youth. Regardless of one’s stance on abortion, this footage creates a visceral reaction to our sensibilities and humanity.

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