- a position from which something is or may be viewed
- the mental position from which things are judged; point of view
Origin of standpointcalque from German standpunkt
A position from which things are considered or judged; a point of view.
Origin of standpointTranslation of German Standpunkt
- Point of view; perspective
- Bathing once a month may save time, but from a cleanliness standpoint, it's not effective.