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Definition of Stand
Verb: stand (stood) stand
- Be standing; be upright
"We had to stand for the entire performance!";
- stand up
- Be in some specified state or condition
"I stand corrected"
- Occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
"We stand on common ground"
- Hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
"I am standing my ground and won't give in!";
- remain firm
- Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
- digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up
- Have or maintain a position or stand on an issue
"Where do you stand on the War?"
- Remain inactive or immobile
- Be in effect; be or remain in force
"The law stands!"
- Be tall; have a height of; copula
"She stands 6 feet tall"
- Put into an upright position
"Can you stand the bookshelf up?";
- stand up, place upright
- Withstand the force of something
"stand the test of time";
- resist, fend
- (animal husbandry) be available for stud services
- A support or foundation
- base, pedestal
- The position where a thing or person stands
- A growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
"they cut down a stand of trees"
- A small table for holding articles of various kinds
"a bedside stand"
- A support for displaying various articles
"the newspapers were arranged on a stand";
- An interruption of normal activity
- standstill, tie-up
- A mental position from which things are viewed
"teaching history gave him a special stand toward current events";
- point of view, viewpoint, standpoint, outlook, slant
- A booth where articles are displayed for sale
- stall, sales booth
- A stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance
"a one-night stand"
- Tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
- A platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
- bandstand, outdoor stage
- A defensive effort
"the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
Anagrams containing the word stand