Bedeutung von "stand for something" Essential amerikanisches Englisch Wörterbuch

stand for something

phrasal verb with stand us /stænd/ verb (present participle standing, past tense and past participle stood)

If a letter stands for a word, it is used to mean it:

UFO stands for “unidentified flying object.”

(Definition von "stand for something" von Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)