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stand in

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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"


  1. stand innoun

    A substitute; a replacement.

  2. stand inverb

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

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  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

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  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.

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Translations for stand in

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

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    the substance that is acted upon by an enzyme or ferment
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