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stand

noun

1 stand

A support or foundation.

synonyms: base, pedestal.

Roget 215: support, ground, foundation, base, basis; terra firma; bearing, fulcrum, bait [U.S.], caudex crib; point d'appui [Fr.], pou sto [Gr.], purchase footing, hold, ... show more

Roget 71: term, rank, station, stage, step; degree etc. 26; scale, remove, grade, link, peg, round of the ladder, ... show more

Roget 719: resistance, stand, front, oppugnation; oppugnancy; opposition etc. 708; renitence, renitency; reluctation, recalcitration; kicking etc. ... show more

Roget 737b: politics; political science; candidacy, campaign, campaigning, electioneering; partisanship, ideology, factionalism.    election, poll, ballot, vote, referendum, ... show more

Dutch: basement, piƫdestal, postament, sokkel, standaard, stander, voetstuk
Polish: podstawa

2 stand

The position where a thing or person stands.

3 stand

A growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area.

Polish: drzewostan

4 stand

A small table for holding articles of various kinds.

5 stand

A support for displaying various articles.

synonym: rack.

Dutch: stellage, stelling
Polish: stojak

6 stand

An interruption of normal activity.

synonyms: standstill, tie-up.

Roget 704: difficulty; hardness etc. adj.; impracticability etc. (impossibility) 471; tough work, hard work, uphill work; hard task, Herculean task, ... show more

7 stand

A mental position from which things are viewed.

synonyms: point of view, standpoint, viewpoint.

Dutch: standpunt, beschouwing, blik, gezichtshoek, gezichtspunt, invalshoek, kijk, oogpunt, optiek, visie ... show more
Polish: punkt widzenia, perspektywa, spojrzenie, optyka

8 stand

A booth where articles are displayed for sale.

synonyms: sales booth, stall.

Roget 799: mart; market, marketplace; fair, bazaar, staple, exchange, change, bourse, hall, guildhall; tollbooth, customhouse; Tattersall's.    ... show more

9 stand

A stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance.

Dutch: standplaats

10 stand

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

Dutch: tribune
Polish: trybuna

11 stand

A platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air.

synonyms: bandstand, outdoor stage.

Dutch: muziektent

12 stand

A defensive effort.

verb

1 stand

Be standing; be upright:
— We had to stand for the entire performance!.

synonym: stand up.

Roget 893: be secluded, live secluded etc. adj.; keep aloof, stand, hold oneself aloof, keep in the background, stand in the background; keep snug; shut oneself up; deny oneself, seclude oneself creep into a corner, rusticate, ... show more

Dutch: stellen, de kat sturen, staan

2 stand

Be in some specified state or condition.

3 stand

Occupy a place or location, also metaphorically.

4 stand

Hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright:
— I am standing my ground and won't give in!.

synonym: remain firm.

Dutch: doorstaan, rechtstaan, staan, standaard, verdragen

5 stand

Put up with something or somebody unpleasant.

synonyms: abide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stick out, stomach, suffer, support ... show more.

Roget 1: exist, be; have being etc. n.; subsist, live, breathe, stand, obtain, be the case; occur etc. (event) ... show more

Roget 110: last, endure, stand, remain, abide, continue, brave a thousand years.    tarry etc. (be late) 133; drag on, drag its slow length along, ... show more

Roget 186: exist in space, be present etc. adj.; assister; make one of, make one at; look on, attend, remain; find oneself, present oneself; show one's face; ... show more

Roget 265: be quiescent etc. adj.; stand still, lie still; keep quiet, repose, hold the breath.    remain, stay; stand, lie to, ride at anchor, remain in situ, ... show more

Roget 821: feel; receive an impression etc. n.; be impressed with etc. adj.; entertain feeling, harbor feeling, cherish feeling etc. n.. respond; ... show more

Roget 826: be composed etc. adj.. laisser faire [Fr.], laisser aller [Fr.]; take things easily, take things as they come; take it easy, rub on, live and let live; take easily, take cooly, take in good part; aequam servare mentem [Lat.].    ... show more

Roget 141: let alone, let be, let it be; persist, remain, stay, tarry, rest; stet (copy editing) hold, hold on; last, ... show more

Dutch: doormaken, doorstaan, dragen, dulden, gedogen, getroosten, harden, incasseren, kampen, velen ... show more

6 stand

Have or maintain a position or stand on an issue.

Dutch: opstellen

7 stand

Remain inactive or immobile.

8 stand

Be in effect; be or remain in force.

9 stand

Be tall; have a height of; copula.

10 stand

Put into an upright position:
— Can you stand the bookshelf up?.

synonyms: place upright, stand up.

11 stand

Withstand the force of something:
— Stand the test of time.

synonyms: fend, resist.

Roget 719: resist; not submit etc. 725; repugn, reluct, reluctate, withstand; stand up against, strive against, bear up under, bear up against, be proof against, ... show more

12 stand

Be available for stud services.


adjective

Roget 498: intelligent [Applied to persons], quick of apprehension, keen, acute, alive, brainy, awake, bright, quick, sharp; quick witted, keen witted, clear witted, ... show more

Moby thesaurus: Anschauung, abide, abide by, abide with, accept, adhere to, advocate, affirm, affirmance, affirmation, afford, allegation, allow, allude to, ambo, anchor, angle, angle of vision, announcement, annunciation ... show more.

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