- A support or foundation.
- usage: "the base of the lamp"
- The position where a thing or person stands.
- A growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area.
- usage: "they cut down a stand of trees"
- A small table for holding articles of various kinds.
- usage: "a bedside stand"
- A support for displaying various articles.
- usage: "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
- synonyms: rack
- An interruption of normal activity.
- 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"
- A booth where articles are displayed for sale.
- A stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance.
- usage: "a one-night stand"
- Tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade. )
- A platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air.
- A defensive effort.
- usage: "the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
- Be standing; be upright.
- usage: "We had to stand for the entire performance"
- synonyms: stand up
- Be in some specified state or condition.
- usage: "I stand corrected"
- Occupy a place or location, also metaphorically.
- usage: "We stand on common ground"
- Hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright.
- usage: "I am standing my ground and won't give in"
- synonyms: remain firm
- 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"
- Have or maintain a position or stand on an issue.
- usage: "Where do you stand on the War"
- Remain inactive or immobile.
- usage: "standing water"
- Be in effect; be or remain in force.
- usage: "The law stands"
- Be tall; have a height of; copula.
- usage: "She stands 6 feet tall"
- Put into an upright position.
- usage: "Can you stand the bookshelf up"
- 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"
- Be available for stud services.
- usage: "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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