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 stand stand

noun

  • ( ) a support or foundation  ( pedestal, base, stand )
    a support or foundation
     the base of the lamp
    the base of the lamp
  • ( ) a support for displaying various articles  ( rack, stand )
    a support for displaying various articles
     the newspapers were arranged on a rack
    the newspapers were arranged on a rack
  • ( ) a small table for holding articles of various kinds  ( stand )
    a small table for holding articles of various kinds
     a bedside stand
    a bedside stand
  • ( ) a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area  ( stand )
    a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
     they cut down a stand of trees
    they cut down a stand of trees
  • ( ) the position where a thing or person stands  ( stand )
    the position where a thing or person stands
  • ( ) a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance  ( stand )
    a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance
     a one-night stand
    a one-night stand
  • ( ) a booth where articles are displayed for sale  ( sales booth, stand, stall )
    a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  • ( ) a mental position from which things are viewed  ( stand, standpoint, point of view, viewpoint )
    a mental position from which things are viewed
     we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
     teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
    teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • ( ) an interruption of normal activity  ( standstill, tie-up, stand )
    an interruption of normal activity
  • a defensive effort  ( stand )
    a defensive effort
     the army made a final stand at the Rhone
    the army made a final stand at the Rhone
  • a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air  ( outdoor stage, stand, bandstand )
    a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
  • tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)  ( stand )
    tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
  • verb

  • ( ) be standing; be upright  ( stand up, stand )
    be standing; be upright
     We had to stand for the entire performance!
    We had to stand for the entire performance!
  • ( ) be in some specified state or condition  ( stand )
    be in some specified state or condition
     I stand corrected
    I stand corrected
  • ( ) occupy a place or location, also metaphorically  ( stand )
    occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
     We stand on common ground
    We stand on common ground
  • ( ) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright  ( remain firm, stand )
    hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
     I am standing my ground and won't give in!
    I am standing my ground and won't give in!
  • ( ) put up with something or somebody unpleasant  ( digest, stick out, stomach, support, abide, brook, put up, endure, tolerate, suffer, stand, bear )
    put up with something or somebody unpleasant
     I cannot bear his constant criticism
    I cannot bear his constant criticism
     The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
     he learned to tolerate the heat
    he learned to tolerate the heat
     She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
    She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • ( ) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue  ( stand )
    have or maintain a position or stand on an issue
     Where do you stand on the War?
    Where do you stand on the War?
  • ( ) remain inactive or immobile  ( stand )
    remain inactive or immobile
     standing water
    standing water
  • ( ) be in effect; be or remain in force  ( stand )
    be in effect; be or remain in force
     The law stands!
    The law stands!
  • ( ) be tall; have a height of; copula  ( stand )
    be tall; have a height of; copula
     She stands 6 feet tall
    She stands 6 feet tall
  • ( ) withstand the force of something  ( fend, resist, stand )
    withstand the force of something
     The trees resisted her
    The trees resisted her
     stand the test of time
    stand the test of time
     The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow
    The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow
  • ( ) put into an upright position  ( place upright, stand, stand up )
    put into an upright position
     Can you stand the bookshelf up?
    Can you stand the bookshelf up?
  • be available for stud services  ( stand )
    be available for stud services
     male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females
    male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females


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