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NGSL Rank: 308
stand Listen
  • have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet.
    E.g. Lionel stood in the doorway
  • (of an object, building, or settlement) be situated in a particular place or position.
    E.g. the town stood on a hill
  • be in a specified state or condition.
    E.g. since mother's death the house had stood empty
  • withstand (an experience or test) without being damaged.
    E.g. small, stable boats that could stand the punishment of heavy seas
  • be a candidate in an election.
    E.g. he stood for parliament in 1968
  • provide (food or drink) for (someone) at one's own expense.
    E.g. somebody in the bar would stand him a beer
  • act as umpire in a cricket match.
  • an attitude towards a particular issue; a position taken in an argument.
    E.g. the party's tough stand on immigration
  • a rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something.
    E.g. a microphone stand
  • the place where someone typically stands or sits.
    E.g. she took her stand in front of the desks
  • a large raised tiered structure for spectators, typically at a sporting venue.
    E.g. United's manager watched from the stands
  • a cessation from motion or progress.
    E.g. the train drew to a stand by the signal box
  • a group of growing plants of a specified kind, especially trees.
    E.g. a stand of poplars
  • a plot of land.
  • a flock of game birds.
    E.g. the stand of pheasants has been better this year than for many years

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