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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 stand for

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 stand for
      v 1: express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol;
           "What does the Statue of Liberty symbolize?" [syn: typify,
            symbolize, symbolise, represent]
      2: denote or connote; "`maison' means `house' in French"; "An
         example sentence would show what this word means" [syn: mean,
          intend, signify]
      3: take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; "Because
         of the sound changes in the course of history, an 'h' in
         Greek stands for an 's' in Latin" [syn: represent, correspond]
      4: tolerate or bear; "I won't stand for this kind of behavior!"
         [syn: hold still for]