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Definitions of stand:

part of speech: present participle

Standing.

part of speech: verb

To be in an upright position, as on the feet; to be erect; to become erect; to be placed or situated; to depend; to rest; to stop; to halt; to continue; to remain; to endure; to insist; to maintain one's ground; not to fail; not to yield or fly; to offer one's self as a candidate; to place one's self; to stagnate.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To set on the feet or on end in an upright position; put up with; endure; bear; as, to stand insult; pass through; as, to stand a test; colloquially, pay for; as, to stand treat.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To cease to move: to be stationary: to occupy a certain position: to stagnate: to be at rest: to be fixed in an upright position: to have a position or rank: to be in a particular state: to maintain an attitude: to be fixed or firm: to keep one's ground: to remain unimpaired: to endure: to consist: to depend or be supported: to offer one's self as a candidate: to have a certain direction: to hold a course at sea.

part of speech: noun

A point beyond which a person does not, or cannot, proceed; a place in which to remain for any particular purpose; a station; a difficulty or perplexity; a stop; a halt; that on which a thing rests or is laid; a building or scaffolding placed to command a view, as of a procession or horse- race; a state of cessation from action or business.

part of speech: noun

STANDER. - STAND AGAINST, to resist:- BY, to support:- FAST, to be unmoved:- FOR, to be a candidate for: ( naut.) to direct the course towards:- OUT, to project:- TO ( B.) to agree to:- UP, to rise from a sitting posture:- UPON ( B.) to attack:- with, to be consistent.

part of speech: verb transitive

To endure: to sustain: to suffer: to abide by:- pa. t. and pa. p. stood.

part of speech: past tense, past participle

Stood.

part of speech: noun

A stop or halt for the purpose of defense or resistance; raised platform or series of raised seats for spectators; as, a grand stand; small table; any fixed station or position; as, to take one's stand at the window; firm or decided position; as, to make a stand for the right.

part of speech: noun

A place where one stands or remains for any purpose: a place beyond which one does not go: an erection for spectators: something on which anything rests: a stop: a difficulty: resistance.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To be stationary on the feet in an erect or upright position; hence, be upright; be placed or situated; as, the table stands in the corner; become a candidate; as, to stand for office; remain firm; abide; as, I stand to what I have said; remain in existence, especially without injury or change; endure; last; as, the house still stands; hold a course at sea; as, to stand for the harbor.

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