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Definition of stand:

  1. To appear in court.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.

Google Ngram Viewer results for stand:

This graph shows how "stand" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for stand:

  1. Do you not know that I make all stand in fear of my sight?
  2. I couldn't stand it. "A Poached Peerage" , William Magnay.
  3. You would never stand it.

Quotes for stand:

  1. I can't stand accessories. - Jules Asner
  2. Courage is contagious. When a brave man takes a stand, the spines of others are often stiffened. - Billy Graham
  3. Because Larry, by then, was a drummer, who would sort of get bored and tired, and rather stand up and blow kisses to people. So we needed the bass to sort of drive along. - Neil Innes
  4. The success of any stand -up act comes out of life experience. - Howie Mandel
  5. We need to make it clear that we will withdraw from Iraq within 6 to 9 months- so that the Iraqis will know that they must stand up and defend the opportunity given to them. - John Olver

Idioms for stand:

  1. stand in the way of sth/ sb
  2. stand the test of time
  3. They also serve who only stand and wait.
  4. stand around
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