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To have existence
To have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
“She would stand beside my bed while staring down at me.”
To rise to an upright position
“He stood up, waiting for me to stand too, and when I did, he started to amble towards me.”
To set in an upright position
“They quickly come to take your order as soon as you stand the flag up in the sand.”
To place in a given position
Stand the vase on top of the fireplace.”
To be situated
“Huge glass structures stand where fields of flowers once thrived.”
To remain valid or unaltered
“The league's policy on uniforms will stand despite criticism from various pundits.”
To be able to endure or tolerate
“I will not be able to stand his constant incoherent chatter for much longer.”
To have a certain position within a group
“If the city's football team wins today, they will stand second in the league rankings.”
To pay or give what is owed
“Won't you stand a treat, Colonel, for what I have done already?”
Seating, usually tiered, exposed to the elements, especially the sun, for spectators in outdoor venues
Plural for a firmly held opinion
“We expect our nation's leaders to take a principled stand on this important issue.”
Plural for a rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
“The spices have been placed on a stand over the kitchen stove.”
Plural for a cessation from motion or progress
“Masses of protestors brought traffic to a stand.”
Plural for a small stall or booth in a street, market, or public building from which goods are sold
“I walked to the little stand at the fair to get some cotton candy.”
Plural for a place where vehicles, typically taxis, wait for passengers
“I waited patiently at the stand for a cab to arrive.”
Plural for a group of growing plants of a specified kind, especially trees
“Direct planting of seeds usually results in a denser stand of trees and shrubs.”
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