Synonyms for stand

Synonyms for (noun) stand

Synonyms: stand

Definition: a defensive effort

Usage: the army made a final stand at the Rhone

Similar words: defence, defense, defensive measure

Definition: (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies

Usage: they died in the defense of Stalingrad; they were developed for the defense program


Synonyms: stand

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

Usage: a one-night stand

Similar words: stop, stopover, layover

Definition: a brief stay in the course of a journey

Usage: they made a stopover to visit their friends


Synonyms: bandstand, outdoor stage, stand

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

Similar words: platform

Definition: a raised horizontal surface

Usage: the speaker mounted the platform


Synonyms: base, stand, pedestal

Definition: a support or foundation

Usage: the base of the lamp

Similar words: support

Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing

Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf


Synonyms: stand, rack

Definition: a support for displaying various articles

Usage: the newspapers were arranged on a rack

Similar words: support

Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing

Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf


Synonyms: stall, stand, sales booth

Definition: a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Similar words: booth

Definition: a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment


Synonyms: stand

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

Similar words: tiered seat

Definition: seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front


Synonyms: stand

Definition: a small table for holding articles of various kinds

Usage: a bedside stand

Similar words: table

Definition: a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs

Usage: it was a sturdy table


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: stance, position, posture

Definition: a rationalized mental attitude


Synonyms: tie-up, stand, standstill

Definition: an interruption of normal activity

Similar words: halt, stop

Definition: the event of something ending

Usage: it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill


Synonyms: stand

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

Usage: they cut down a stand of trees

Similar words: botany, flora, vegetation

Definition: all the plant life in a particular region or period

Usage: Pleistocene vegetation; the flora of southern California; the botany of China


Synonyms: stand

Definition: the position where a thing or person stands

Similar words: position, place

Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something

Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms for (verb) stand

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow

Definition: consent to, give permission

Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam


Synonyms: stand

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

Usage: Where do you stand on the War?

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment

Definition: form a critical opinion of

Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: fight, fight back, fight down, oppose, defend

Definition: fight against or resist strongly

Usage: The senator said he would oppose the bill; Don't fight it!


Synonyms: stand

Definition: be available for stud services

Usage: male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females

Similar words: serve, service

Definition: mate with

Usage: male animals serve the females for breeding purposes


Synonyms: stand, stand up

Definition: be standing; be upright

Usage: We had to stand for the entire performance!

Similar words: rest

Definition: not move; be in a resting position


Synonyms: stand, stand up, place upright

Definition: put into an upright position

Usage: Can you stand the bookshelf up?

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay

Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location

Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point


Synonyms: stand

Definition: be in some specified state or condition

Usage: I stand corrected

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer


Synonyms: 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!

Similar words: withstand, stand firm, hold out, resist

Definition: stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something


Synonyms: stand

Definition: be tall; have a height of; copula

Usage: She stands 6 feet tall

Similar words: measure

Definition: have certain dimensions

Usage: This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches


Synonyms: stand

Definition: be in effect; be or remain in force

Usage: The law stands!

Similar words: continue

Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time

Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks


Synonyms: stand

Definition: remain inactive or immobile

Usage: standing water

Similar words: remain, rest, stay

Definition: stay the same; remain in a certain state

Usage: The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it; rest assured; stay alone; He remained unmoved by her tears; The bad weather continued for another week


Synonyms: stand

Definition: occupy a place or location, also metaphorically

Usage: We stand on common ground

Similar words: be

Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)

Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer