I noun angle, aspect, attitude, belief, bent, conviction, direction, disposition, inclination, judgment, leaning, location, observation post, opinion, orientation, outlook, perspective, persuasion, point, point of view, position, post, predilection, proclivity, propensity, seat, sententia, situation, spot, station, tendency, vantage point, view, viewpoint, vision II index conviction (persuasion), outlook, perspective, position (point of view), posture (attitude), side, stand (position)

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  • Standpoint — Stand point ( point ), n. [Cf. G. standpunkt.] A fixed point or station; a basis or fundamental principle; a position from which objects or principles are viewed, and according to which they are compared and judged. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • standpoint — *point of view, viewpoint, angle, slant Analogous words: stand, *position, attitude …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • standpoint — see point of view …   Modern English usage

  • standpoint — [n] belief, position angle, attitude, judgment, opinion, outlook, point of view, stance, stand, view, viewpoint; concept 689 …   New thesaurus

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  • standpoint — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ different ▪ We must approach the problem from a different standpoint. ▪ objective, personal ▪ practical ▪ ideological …   Collocations dictionary

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