What does stance mean?

Definitions for stance
stænsstance

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stancenoun

    standing posture

  2. position, stance, posturenoun

    a rationalized mental attitude

GCIDE

  1. Stancenoun

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

  2. Stancenoun

    (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.

Wiktionary

  1. stancenoun

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

    The fencer's stance showed he was ready to begin.

  2. stancenoun

    One's opinion or point of view.

    I don't agree with your stance on gun control.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Stancenoun

    a stanza

  2. Stancenoun

    a station; a position; a site

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Stance

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

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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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of stance in a Sentence

  1. Li Huiyong:

    China's government is pushing forward the 'supply side' reform, and the move needs someone to pay the costs. A loosening monetary environment is what we need, we believe the central government will keep its loosening policy stance this year to support the economy.

  2. Andre Bakhos:

    It appears investors have taken a stance to take advantage of the extended downside move of the market, all the money that has come out of oil needs to find a home. Money is systematically being forced into equities, for example, out of energy into technology.

  3. David Capie:

    There's a heightened degree of sensitivity around the relationship right now, on a range of issues with China this government has signalled it's taking a different stance to its predecessor, so I think people are waiting to see if and how Beijing responds.

  4. Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag:

    We do not have a united policy with the United States on the YPG issue, and Turkey's stance has not changed. We are also against the unconditional support for the (Syrian) regime and we are at odds with Iran and Russia on this.

  5. Manuel Oliveri:

    There may be rising scope of the BOJ (Bank of Japan) considering a more aggressive policy stance later on, it must still be kept in mind that inflation expectations as measured by five-year inflation swaps remain close to multi-year lows and that Governor (Haruhiko) Kuroda appears to make a bigger case of additional measures being considered should it prove necessary.

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