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stand·point

 (stănd′point′)
n.
A position from which things are considered or judged; a point of view.

[Translation of German Standpunkt.]

standpoint

(ˈstændˌpɔɪnt)
n
a physical or mental position from which things are viewed

stand•point

(ˈstændˌpɔɪnt)

n.
1. the mental attitude from which a person views and judges things.
2. the point or place at which a person stands to view something.
[1820–30; modeled on German Standpunkt]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.standpoint - 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"
stance, posture, position - a rationalized mental attitude
cityscape - a viewpoint toward a city or other heavily populated area; "the dominant character of the cityscape is it poverty"
landscape - an extensive mental viewpoint; "the political landscape looks bleak without a change of administration"; "we changed the landscape for solving the problem of payroll inequity"
slant, angle - a biased way of looking at or presenting something
complexion - a point of view or general attitude or inclination; "he altered the complexion of his times"; "a liberal political complexion"

standpoint

noun point of view, position, angle, viewpoint, stance, vantage point From my standpoint, you know, this thing is just ridiculous.

standpoint

noun
The position from which something is observed or considered:
Translations
وُجْهَة نَظَروِجْهَةُ نَظَر
stanovisko
standpunktsynspunkt
näkökanta
stajalište
sjónarhóll
見地
관점
viedoklis
stališče
åsikt
ทัศนคติ
quan điểm

standpoint

[ˈstændpɔɪnt] Npunto m de vista
from the standpoint ofdesde el punto de vista de ...

standpoint

[ˈstændpɔɪnt] npoint m de vue

standpoint

[ˈstændˌpɔɪnt] npunto di vista

standpoint

(ˈstӕndpoint) noun
a point of view. From my standpoint, 3.00 p.m. would be a suitable time.

standpoint

وِجْهَةُ نَظَر stanovisko standpunkt Standpunkt άποψη punto de vista näkökanta point de vue stajalište punto di vista 見地 관점 standpunt standpunkt punkt widzenia ponto de vista точка зрения åsikt ทัศนคติ bakış noktası quan điểm 立场
References in classic literature ?
Also the most destructive to life, considered from the standpoint of proportion of casualties to numbers engaged.
It's the worst vice I've got--from my standpoint, anyway, because it's the one he can most easily find out, through the impatience of my creditors.
Other inventors had worked from the standpoint of the telegraph; and they never did, and never could, get any better results than signs and symbols.
If by chance they are revolutionary, they are so only in view of their impending transfer into the proletariat, they thus defend not their present, but their future interests, they desert their own standpoint to place themselves at that of the proletariat.
Mother, you make it terribly difficult for me by talking like that; and I can't understand why you won't look at this matter from the right, from the only proper standpoint.
I said to her things that were hideously true, on my side, from my stand-point, from the standpoint of men.
During the half-hour's interview they got into touch with each other in a wonderful way as if they had some common and secret standpoint in life.
Ah, you look on these things from another standpoint.
Those, however, who mock American journalism from the standpoint of somewhat mellower traditions forget a certain paradox which partly redeems it.
She had given him a hazy account of her adventures in Santa Croce, and he gathered that the two men had made a curious and possibly concerted attempt to annex her, to show her the world from their own strange standpoint, to interest her in their private sorrows and joys.
Ostensibly it is merely a continuation of the Ethics, but it comes to treat political questions from a purely political standpoint.
I saw myself, too, from the dramatic standpoint, and I was pleased with my role of the trusted friend bringing back the errant husband to his forgiving wife.