Definitions for stand

Definitions for (noun) stand

Main entry: stand

Definition: a defensive effort

Usage: the army made a final stand at the Rhone

Main entry: stand

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

Usage: a one-night stand

Main entry: bandstand, outdoor stage, stand

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

Main entry: base, stand, pedestal

Definition: a support or foundation

Usage: the base of the lamp

Main entry: stand, rack

Definition: a support for displaying various articles

Usage: the newspapers were arranged on a rack

Main entry: stall, stand, sales booth

Definition: a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Main entry: stand

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

Main entry: stand

Definition: a small table for holding articles of various kinds

Usage: a bedside stand

Main entry: viewpoint, point of view, stand, standpoint

Definition: a mental position from which things are viewed

Usage: we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians; teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events

Main entry: tie-up, stand, standstill

Definition: an interruption of normal activity

Main entry: stand

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

Usage: they cut down a stand of trees

Main entry: stand

Definition: the position where a thing or person stands

Definitions for (verb) stand

Main entry: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant

Usage: I cannot bear his constant criticism; The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks; he learned to tolerate the heat; She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage

Main entry: stand

Definition: have or maintain a position or stand on an issue

Usage: Where do you stand on the War?

Main entry: stand, resist, fend

Definition: withstand the force of something

Usage: The trees resisted her; stand the test of time; The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow

Main entry: stand

Definition: be available for stud services

Usage: male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females

Main entry: stand, stand up

Definition: be standing; be upright

Usage: We had to stand for the entire performance!

Main entry: stand, stand up, place upright

Definition: put into an upright position

Usage: Can you stand the bookshelf up?

Main entry: stand

Definition: be in some specified state or condition

Usage: I stand corrected

Main entry: stand, remain firm

Definition: hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright

Usage: I am standing my ground and won't give in!

Main entry: stand

Definition: be tall; have a height of; copula

Usage: She stands 6 feet tall

Main entry: stand

Definition: be in effect; be or remain in force

Usage: The law stands!

Main entry: stand

Definition: remain inactive or immobile

Usage: standing water

Main entry: stand

Definition: occupy a place or location, also metaphorically

Usage: We stand on common ground

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