Stand Meaning and Definition


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What is the definition Stand? What is its meaning in the dictionary? Words starting with Stand, How to pronounce? Words ending with Stand, Derivations, Antonyms, Example sentences, Synonyms, Related sentences and more...

Stand meaning

Word: Stand

How to pronounce: stænd

Verb

Definitions:

1. Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet.

Example sentences: "Lionel stood in the doorway"

2. (of an object, building, or settlement) be situated in a particular place or position.

Example sentences: "The town stood on a hill"

3. Be in a specified state or condition.

Example sentences: "Since mother's death the house had stood empty"

4. Withstand (an experience or test) without being damaged.

Example sentences: "Small boats that could stand the punishment of heavy seas"

5. Be a candidate in an election.

Example sentences: "He stood for parliament in 1968"

6. Provide (food or drink) for (someone) at one's own expense.

Example sentences: "Somebody in the bar would stand him a beer"

Noun

Definitions:

1. An attitude toward a particular issue; a position taken in an argument.

Example sentences: "The party's tough stand on welfare"

2. A rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something.

Example sentences: "A microphone stand"

3. The place where someone typically stands or sits.

Example sentences: "She took her stand in front of the desks"

4. A large raised tiered structure for spectators, typically at a sports arena.

Example sentences: "Her parents watched from the stands"

5. A cessation from motion or progress.

Example sentences: "The train drew to a stand by the signal box"

6. A group of growing plants of a specified kind, especially trees.

Example sentences: "A stand of poplars"


Synonyms:

grandstand

podium

pedestal

sustain

withstand

tolerate

defend

survive

resist

endure

handle

fend

bench

kiosk

booth

stall

test stand

handstand

tripod

rack

stop

settle

tribune

rostrum

platform

dais

bandstand

stay

be

go

suffer

put up

bear

support

stand firm

brook

viewpoint

standpoint

take

accept

standstill

foot

place

rank

abide

meet

growing stock

stomach


Antonyms:

go

resist

withstand

walk

fall

break

fell

break down

go to

decrease

reduce

stroll


Derivations:

standee

stance

standing


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Stand in Other Languages...

Spanish: Destacar

German: Stehen

French: Debout

Italian: Stand

Turkish: Duruş


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