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. Aeisha Mastagni:

    It is a very strong stance by DFA.

  2. Ted Cruz:

    My stance on immigration has been consistent.

  3. Joji Morishita:

    There's no change in our stance on resuming whaling.

  4. Melissa Leimbach:

    I sacrificed my philosophical stance in that moment.

  5. John Kornblum:

    She may have saved the European Union with her stance.

Images & Illustrations of stance

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