What is the opposite of standing?

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Adjective
Opposite of permanent, or lasting for an indefinite period
Adjective
Opposite of erect, standing, or rising up
Adjective
Opposite of stationary and not moving
Adjective
Opposite of at rest, stationary, immobile, not moving
Adjective
Opposite of persisting or enduring for a long time
Adjective
Opposite of remaining the same without change permanently or over a given time period
Adjective
Opposite of still currently functioning or in operation
Adjective
Opposite of having reality or existence
Adjective
Opposite of upright, erect or vertical
“Brett rode through the ruins, past bent posts and burnt down houses, and stopped before an unusual shrine.”
Adjective
Opposite of being alive and living
“The men persuaded the woman they had been sent to remove a dead pigeon from her water tank.”
Noun
Opposite of the placement of something or someone within a vertical hierarchy
Noun
Opposite of importance or reputation gained by ability or achievement
Noun
Opposite of a particular level of rank, quality, proficiency, or value
Noun
Opposite of one's social rank or position
Noun
Opposite of one's standing in the eyes of others
“You bring disrespect to the Gods when you fight in their place of worship.”
Noun
Opposite of status of relationship
Noun
Opposite of a high rank or position
“Brahn had, joined the armed forces and was given a low rank to start until he'd learned how to handle the more highly advanced weapons and his new environment.”
Noun
Opposite of the quality or condition of being important
Noun
Opposite of the existing state of affairs
“The history of the information profession is characterized by the need to adapt to change.”
Noun
Opposite of an individual stage within a succession of changes, stages, or degrees
Noun
Opposite of the quality or condition of being complete or pure
“Many of the stones are discarded if any element of impurity is discovered.”
Noun
Opposite of the situation or state of affairs
Noun
Opposite of the quality or condition of being important or worthy of note
Noun
Opposite of a category having attributes in common while differentiated from others by kind, type, or quality
“The debate concerning the unclassifiability of the essay film has continued over the years.”
Noun
(archaic) Opposite of the reputation of someone or something
Noun
Opposite of a continuous period of a particular situation or condition
“Following her membership in the group, her household experienced a brief spurt of economic improvement.”
Verb
(lying) Opposite of present participle for to have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
“They traditionally sleep in the same bedroom and they lie side by side with their child on their futon.”
Verb
(sitting) Opposite of present participle for to have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
“I never managed to break the teenage habit of jiggling my legs and fidgeting when I have to sit for a long time.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to rise to an upright position
“We spend the first eighteen months teaching our children to walk and talk, and then the next eighteen years telling them to sit down and keep quiet.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to set in an upright position
Lay the map flat on the ground or on a table and use your compass to align it so that the magnetic north arrow points north.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to place in a given position
Remove the tools from the bench once you are finished.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be situated
“Unless an initiative is taken the buildings will eventually disappear or there will be little option but to demolish them and start again from scratch.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to remain valid or unaltered
“The Australian Open's extreme heat policy states that play will stop when temperatures reach 40 degrees.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to be able to endure or tolerate
“As time passed, Suzanne began to falter under the weight of carrying her many burdens.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to have a certain position within a group
“The club will fall to the third position if they lose this weekend.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to pay or give what is owed
“Internally, the government may repudiate a debt when it experiences financial ruin and bankruptcy.”
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