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Stand meaning

stand - 45 dictionary results

  1. 1. the position where a thing or person stands
  2. 2. have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; " Where do you stand on the War?"
  3. 3. be available for stud services; " male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
  4. 4. be in some specified state or condition; " I stand corrected"
  5. 5. be tall; have a height of; copula; " She stands 6 feet tall"
  6. 6. be in effect; be or remain in force; " The law stands!"
  7. 7. remain inactive or immobile; " standing water"
  8. 8. To be, or signify that one is, willing to play with one's hand as dealt.
  9. 9. To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position
  10. 10. To be supported on the feet, in an erect or nearly erect position; -- opposed to lie, sit, kneel, etc.
  11. 11. To continue upright in a certain locality, as a tree fixed by the roots, or a building resting on its foundation.
  12. 12. To occupy or hold a place; to have a situation; to be situated or located; as, Paris stands on the Seine.
  13. 13. To cease from progress; not to proceed; to stop; to pause; to halt; to remain stationary.
  14. 14. To remain without ruin or injury; to hold good against tendencies to impair or injure; to be permanent; to endure; to last; hence, to find endurance, strength, or resources.
  15. 15. To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.
  16. 16. To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition.
  17. 17. To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice.
  18. 18. To have or maintain a position, order, or rank; to be in a particular relation; as, Christian charity, or love, stands first in the rank of gifts.
  19. 19. To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.
  20. 20. To be consistent; to agree; to accord.
  21. 21. To hold a course at sea; as, to stand from the shore; to stand for the harbor.
  22. 22. To offer one's self, or to be offered, as a candidate.
  23. 23. To stagnate; not to flow; to be motionless.
  24. 24. To measure when erect on the feet.
  25. 25. To be or remain as it is; to continue in force; to have efficacy or validity; to abide.
  26. 26. To appear in court.
  27. 27. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat.
  28. 28. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand.
  29. 29. To abide by; to submit to; to suffer.
  30. 30. To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet.
  31. 31. To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat.
  32. 32. The act of standing.
  33. 33. A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance, or opposition; as, to come to, or to make, a stand.
  34. 34. A place or post where one stands; a place where one may stand while observing or waiting for something.
  35. 35. A station in a city or town where carriages or wagons stand for hire; as, a cab stand.
  36. 36. A raised platform or station where a race or other outdoor spectacle may be viewed; as, the judge's or the grand stand at a race course.
  37. 37. A place where a witness stands to testify in court.
  38. 38. The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.; as, a good, bad, or convenient stand for business.
  39. 39. Rank; post; station; standing.
  40. 40. A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do.
  41. 41. A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree.
  42. 42. A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, -- used in weighing pitch.
  43. 43. A place for standing on; stopping- place; resistance; stop; station; place for trade; small table.
  44. 44. To be stationary; be erect or on the feet; be in any state or attitude; persist; maintain a position; be a candidate.
  45. 45. To endure; abide by; hold.

stand - examples of usage

  1. I can't stand this no longer. - "Liza of Lambeth", W. Somerset Maugham.
  2. She could not stand it! - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
  3. I could stand anything, but this being alone. - "The Ghost Pirates", William Hope Hodgson.
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