Stand - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- the position where a thing or person stands
- a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
- a small table for holding articles of various kinds
- a support for displaying various articles (syn: rack)
- a mental position from which things are viewed (syn: standpoint, viewpoint)
- a booth where articles are displayed for sale (syn: stall)
- a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance
- 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 (syn: bandstand)
- a defensive effort
- be in some specified state or condition
- occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
- hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
- put up with something or somebody unpleasant (syn: abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate)
- remain inactive or immobile
- be in effect; be or remain in force
- be tall; have a height of; copula
- put into an upright position (syn: stand up)
- withstand the force of something (syn: fend, resist)
- be available for stud services
She was standing near the window.
He was standing next to me.
All of the seats on the bus were taken so we had to stand.
He can stand using a cane.
He was standing in a puddle of water.
The deer stood still, listening for danger.
We had to stand in line for over an hour.
Two bowling pins were left standing.
A shovel and rake stood in the corner.
She stood the ladder against the house.
The team insured their victory with an impressive goal-line stand.
The army is preparing to make a stand against the enemy.
Students making a stand against the war
We have display stands in many bookstores.
He is too weak to stand.
stand by — not act or do anything
stand in — be a substitute
stand out — be highly noticeable
stand up — rise to one's feet
present participle: standing
past tense: stood
past participle: stood