|1.||[ verb ] be standing; be upright|
"We had to stand for the entire performance!"
|Related terms:||sit lie rest stand_back line_up ramp ramp arise standee stander standing arise|
|2.||[ verb ] be in some specified state or condition|
"I stand corrected"
|Related terms:||be represent resist stand_by leap_out excel stand_by point_of_view|
|3.||[ verb ] occupy a place or location, also metaphorically|
"We stand on common ground"
|Related terms:||be point_of_view|
|4.||[ verb ] hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright|
"I am standing my ground and won't give in!"
|Related terms:||yield resist resist|
|5.||[ verb ] put up with something or somebody unpleasant|
|Synonyms:||bear suffer tolerate endure put_up brook abide stick_out digest support stomach|
"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"
|Related terms:||permit take pay accept stand_for bear_up take_lying_down take_a_joke sit_out suffer endurance tolerance toleration|
|6.||[ verb ] have or maintain a position or stand on an issue|
: "Where do you stand on the War?"
|Related terms:||judge align point_of_view|
|7.||[ verb ] remain inactive, as of a car in a garage, or not flowing, as of water|
|8.||[ noun ] a support or foundation|
"the base of the lamp"
|Related terms:||support staddle trivet trivet brass_monkey|
|9.||[ verb ] be in effect; be or remain in force|
"The law stands!"
|Related terms:||continue wash|
|10.||[ noun ] a small table for holding articles of various kinds|
: "a bedside stand"
|Related terms:||table lectern|
|11.||[ noun ] a support for displaying various articles|
"the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
|Related terms:||support tripod magazine_rack music_stand cruet-stand spice_rack dress_rack bier spit|
|12.||[ verb ] be tall; have a height of; copula|
"She stands 6 feet tall"
|13.||[ noun ] (botany) a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area|
"they cut down a stand of trees"
|14.||[ noun ] the position where a thing or person stands|
|Related terms:||position cabstand|
|15.||[ verb ] withstand the force of something|
"The trees resisted her" "stand the test of time" "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
|Related terms:||fight fender buffer|
|16.||[ noun ] a mental position from which things are viewed|
|Synonyms:||viewpoint point_of_view standpoint|
"we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians" "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"
|Related terms:||position position slant landscape complexion cityscape|
|17.||[ verb ] put into an upright position|
"Can you stand the bookshelf up?"
|Related terms:||situate put|
|18.||[ noun ] a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance|
"a one-night stand"
|19.||[ noun ] an interruption of normal activity|
|Related terms:||stop tie_up|
|20.||[ noun ] (business) a booth where articles are displayed for sale|
|Related terms:||shop booth newsstand coffee_stall|
|21.||[ verb ] adopt as a belief|
"I subscribe to your view on abortion"
|Related terms:||agree approve|
|22.||[ verb ] (sexuality) be available for stud services|
"male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
|Related terms:||serve animal_husbandry|
|23.||[ noun ] tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)|
|Related terms:||tiered_seats bleachers reviewing_stand grandstand stadium ballpark|
|24.||[ noun ] a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air|
|25.||[ noun ] (military) a defensive effort|
"the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
|Related terms:||defense repulsion resist|