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Definitions of stand

  1. To be upon the feet; to be effect; not to be overthrown; to be situated; to remain upright; to become erect; to stop; to continue; to be fixed; to maintain a position; to be placed; to be; to contest; to hold a course at sea; to have a direction; to offer as a candidate; to persist; to abide; to stagnate; to endure. To stand by, to be present; to be a spectator; to defend; to support. To stand for, to offer as a candidate; to side with; to represent. To stand one in, to cost. To standoff, to keep at a distance; not to comply; to hold aloof; to direct the course from land To stand out, to project; to continue to resist. To stand to, to persevere; to adhere; not to yield. To stand under, to undergo. To standup for, to defend. To stand upon, to insist. To stand against, to oppose. To stand fast, to be fixed. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. To endure: to sustain: to suffer: to abide by:-pa.t. and pa.p. stood. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  3. To endure; abide by; hold. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  4. To place upright. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  5. To put up with; bear. To be or remain upright. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. To be in a condition or attitude. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  7. To be situated; lie. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. To rest; depend. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. To be, or signify that one is, willing to play with one's hand as dealt. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. To be stationary on the feet in an erect or upright position; hence, be upright; be placed or situated; as, the table stands in the corner; become a candidate; as, to stand for office; remain firm; abide; as, I stand to what I have said; remain in existence, especially without injury or change; endure; last; as, the house still stands; hold a course at sea; as, to stand for the harbor. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  11. To set on the feet or on end in an upright position; put up with; endure; bear; as, to stand insult; pass through; as, to stand a test; colloquially, pay for; as, to stand treat. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  12. To cease to move: to be stationary: to occupy a certain position: to stagnate: to be at rest: to be fixed in an upright position: to have a position or rank: to be in a particular state: to maintain an attitude: to be fixed or firm: to keep one's ground: to remain unimpaired: to endure: to consist: to depend or be supported: to offer one's self as a candidate: to have a certain direction: to hold a course at sea. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. To be stationary; be erect or on the feet; be in any state or attitude; persist; maintain a position; be a candidate. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  14. put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  15. hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  16. occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  17. be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  18. To endure; to sustain; to bear; to abide by. To stand one's ground, to maintain one's position. To stand fire, to receive an enemy's fire without giving way. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. To be in an upright position, as on the feet; to be erect; to become erect; to be placed or situated; to depend; to rest; to stop; to halt; to continue; to remain; to endure; to insist; to maintain one's ground; not to fail; not to yield or fly; to offer one's self as a candidate; to place one's self; to stagnate. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Standing. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. a booth where articles are displayed for sale Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  24. a defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  25. a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; "a one-night stand" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  26. tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade) Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  27. a small table for holding articles of various kinds; "a bedside stand" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  28. a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  29. an interruption of normal activity Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  30. the position where a thing or person stands Wordnet Dictionary DB
  31. have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  32. be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  33. be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  34. be tall; have a height of; copula; "She stands 6 feet tall" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  35. be in effect; be or remain in force; "The law stands!" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  36. remain inactive or immobile; "standing water" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  37. A compilation of statutes or decisions analytically arranged. The term is applied in a general sense to the Pandects of Justinian (see Pandect), but is also specially given by authors to compilations of laws on particular topics; a summary of laws; as, Comyn's Digest; the United States Digest. Webster Dictionary DB
  38. To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position Newage Dictionary DB
  39. To be supported on the feet, in an erect or nearly erect position; -- opposed to lie, sit, kneel, etc. Newage Dictionary DB
  40. To occupy or hold a place; to have a situation; to be situated or located; as, Paris stands on the Seine. Newage Dictionary DB
  41. To cease from progress; not to proceed; to stop; to pause; to halt; to remain stationary. Newage Dictionary DB
  42. To remain without ruin or injury; to hold good against tendencies to impair or injure; to be permanent; to endure; to last; hence, to find endurance, strength, or resources. Newage Dictionary DB
  43. To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe. Newage Dictionary DB
  44. To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition. Newage Dictionary DB
  45. To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice. Newage Dictionary DB
  46. To have or maintain a position, order, or rank; to be in a particular relation; as, Christian charity, or love, stands first in the rank of gifts. Newage Dictionary DB
  47. To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist. Newage Dictionary DB
  48. To be consistent; to agree; to accord. Newage Dictionary DB
  49. To hold a course at sea; as, to stand from the shore; to stand for the harbor. Newage Dictionary DB
  50. To offer one's self, or to be offered, as a candidate. Newage Dictionary DB
  51. To stagnate; not to flow; to be motionless. Newage Dictionary DB
  52. To measure when erect on the feet. Newage Dictionary DB
  53. To be or remain as it is; to continue in force; to have efficacy or validity; to abide. Newage Dictionary DB
  54. To appear in court. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  55. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. Newage Dictionary DB
  56. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. Newage Dictionary DB
  57. To abide by; to submit to; to suffer. Newage Dictionary DB
  58. To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet. Newage Dictionary DB
  59. To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat. Newage Dictionary DB
  60. The act of standing. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  61. A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance, or opposition; as, to come to, or to make, a stand. Newage Dictionary DB
  62. A place or post where one stands; a place where one may stand while observing or waiting for something. Newage Dictionary DB
  63. A station in a city or town where carriages or wagons stand for hire; as, a cab stand. Newage Dictionary DB
  64. A raised platform or station where a race or other outdoor spectacle may be viewed; as, the judge's or the grand stand at a race course. Newage Dictionary DB
  65. A small table; also, something on or in which anything may be laid, hung, or placed upright; as, a hat stand; an umbrella stand; a music stand. Newage Dictionary DB
  66. A place where a witness stands to testify in court. Newage Dictionary DB
  67. The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.; as, a good, bad, or convenient stand for business. Newage Dictionary DB
  68. Rank; post; station; standing. Newage Dictionary DB
  69. A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do. Newage Dictionary DB
  70. A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree. Newage Dictionary DB
  71. A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, -- used in weighing pitch. Newage Dictionary DB
  72. A stop or halt for the purpose of defense or resistance; raised platform or series of raised seats for spectators; as, a grand stand; small table; any fixed station or position; as, to take one's stand at the window; firm or decided position; as, to make a stand for the right. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  73. STANDER. -STAND AGAINST, to resist:-BY, to support:-FAST, to be unmoved:-FOR, to be a candidate for: (naut.) to direct the course towards:-OUT, to project:-TO (B.) to agree to:-UP, to rise from a sitting posture:-UPON (B.) to attack:-with, to be consistent. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  74. A place where one stands or remains for any purpose: a place beyond which one does not go: an erection for spectators: something on which anything rests: a stop: a difficulty: resistance. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  75. A place for standing on; stopping-place; resistance; stop; station; place for trade; small table. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  76. Standby. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  77. Stander. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  78. A supporting structure; plarform; small table, etc. 2 Position; place. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  79. A halt; hesitation; resistance. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  80. A point beyond which one does not proceed; a stop; a halt; a place or post where one stands; a station; an erection or raised station for spectators; rank; post; the act of opposing; a frame on which articles are placed; a small table; a frame on which vessels and utensils may be laid; something on which a thing rests or is laid. Stand of arms, a musket with its usual appendages To be at a stand, to stop on 'account of some doubt or difficulty; to be perplexed; to hesitate what to determine or what to do. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  81. A point beyond which a person does not, or cannot, proceed; a place in which to remain for any particular purpose; a station; a difficulty or perplexity; a stop; a halt; that on which a thing rests or is laid; a building or scaffolding placed to command a view, as of a procession or horse-race; a state of cessation from action or business. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  82. Stood. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for stand

  1. But how can you stand it? – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. Would you be able to stand it? – The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope
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