Standpoint Definition

stăndpoint
noun
A position from which something is or may be viewed.
Webster's New World
The mental position from which things are judged; point of view.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Standpoint

Noun

Singular:
standpoint
Plural:
standpoints

Origin of Standpoint

  • stand +"Ž point, a calque of German Standpunkt. Similar constructions used in other languages, such as Japanese ç«‹å ´ (たちば, tachiba) meaning standing place.

    From Wiktionary

  • Translation of German Standpunkt

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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