stand

Definition (noun): a support or foundation

Example: the base of the lamp

Definition (noun): the position where a thing or person stands

Definition (noun): a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area

Example: they cut down a stand of trees

Definition (noun): a small table for holding articles of various kinds

Example: a bedside stand

Definition (noun): a support for displaying various articles

Example: the newspapers were arranged on a rack

Definition (noun): an interruption of normal activity

Definition (noun): a mental position from which things are viewed

Example: we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians

Definition (noun): a mental position from which things are viewed

Example: teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events

Definition (noun): a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Definition (noun): a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance

Example: a one-night stand

Definition (noun): tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)

Definition (noun): a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

Definition (noun): a defensive effort

Example: the army made a final stand at the Rhone

Definition (verb): be standing; be upright

Example: We had to stand for the entire performance!

Definition (verb): be in some specified state or condition

Example: I stand corrected

Definition (verb): occupy a place or location, also metaphorically

Example: We stand on common ground

Definition (verb): hold one’s ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright

Example: I am standing my ground and won’t give in!

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: I cannot bear his constant criticism

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: he learned to tolerate the heat

Definition (verb): put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Example: She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Definition (verb): have or maintain a position or stand on an issue

Example: Where do you stand on the War?

Definition (verb): remain inactive or immobile

Example: standing water

Definition (verb): be in effect; be or remain in force

Example: The law stands!

Definition (verb): be tall; have a height of; copula

Example: She stands 6 feet tall

Definition (verb): put into an upright position

Example: Can you stand the bookshelf up?

Definition (verb): withstand the force of something

Example: The trees resisted her

Definition (verb): withstand the force of something

Example: stand the test of time

Definition (verb): withstand the force of something

Example: The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow

Definition (verb): be available for stud services

Example: male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females

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