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Definition 1: standing posture - [noun denoting attribute]

(stance is a kind of ...) the arrangement of the body and its limbs

"he assumed an attitude of surrender"

(... is a kind of stance ) the stance assumed by a golfer in preparation for hitting a golf ball

(... is a kind of stance ) a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review

"the troops stood at attention"

(... is a kind of stance ) the property of being upright in posture

Definition 2: a rationalized mental attitude - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for stance in the sense of this definition

(stance is a kind of ...) a complex mental state involving beliefs and feelings and values and dispositions to act in certain ways

"he had the attitude that work was fun"

(... is a kind of stance ) a firm and uncompromising stance or position

"the governor took a hard line on drugs"

(... is a kind of stance ) a mental position from which things are viewed

"we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians" "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"

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