What does stand in mean?

Definitions for stand in
stand in

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word stand in.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. stand-in, substitute, relief, reliever, backup, backup man, fill-inverb

    someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)

    "the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes"; "we need extra employees for summer fill-ins"

  2. substitute, sub, stand in, fill inverb

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. stand innoun

    A substitute; a replacement.

  2. stand inverb

    To substitute for; to replace; to serve as an understudy.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce stand in?

How to say stand in in sign language?

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of stand in in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of stand in in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of stand in in a Sentence

  1. Lost and found lamb:

    Your diseases cannot stand in front of your determination.

  2. Corrections Secretary-designee Kevin A. Carr:

    Tracey Smith courageously served Wisconsin communities for 23 years as a member of the DOC, and Tracey Smith contributions to the Milwaukee Secure Detention Facility( MSDF) will be felt long after Tracey Smith passing, today, I want to express my sincere condolences and stand in solidarity with Sgt. Smith's family, friends and co-workers.

  3. James Krellenstein:

    The James Krellenstein government always has the power to -- to put The US government colloquially -- break patents when those patents stand in the way of competition, and Gilead Sciences is guaranteed fair compensation under the same law, so Gilead Sciences would still make a lot of money.

  4. Nancy Mitchell:

    We don't want to stand in the way of that.

  5. William Shakespeare, Hamlet, Act 3, Scene 3:

    Though inclination be as sharp as will, My stronger guilt defeats my strong intent, And, like a man to double business bound, I stand in pause where I shall first begin, And both neglect.

Images & Illustrations of stand in

  1. stand instand instand instand instand in


Translations for stand in

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • sein, Lichtdouble, haben, Ersatz, Springer, übernehmen, Double, SpringerinGerman
  • dublör, çalışmak, vekil, almakTurkish

Get even more translations for stand in »

Translation

Find a translation for the stand in definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Discuss these stand in definitions with the community:

0 Comments

    Citation

    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "stand in." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 7 Dec. 2021. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/stand+in>.

    Are we missing a good definition for stand in? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a words master?

    »
    the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
    • A. flapper
    • B. squint-eye
    • C. omphalos
    • D. substrate

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for stand in: