Stand for

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Definition

to stand for (something): to mean, to represent, to symbolize, to signify, to typify (something)
idiom
-What do the initials UFO stand for? -"Unidentified flying object".
Each of the stars in the American flag stands for one of the States in the Union.

Examples

  • "GPA stands for "Grade Point Average"."
  • "Here are some questions for those of you aged under 25: What do the letters "LP" stand for?"
  • "" stand for?"
  • "Rachid : It stands for "District of Columbia", Moira."
  • "If you look closely you'll see the initials "XD" which stand for Xavier Delavigne – Bruno's grandfather."

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