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To have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
“She would stand beside my bed while staring down at me.”
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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.”
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To set in an upright position
“They quickly come to take your order as soon as you stand the flag up in the sand.”
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To place in a given position
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Stand the vase on top of the fireplace.”
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To be situated
“Huge glass structures stand where fields of flowers once thrived.”
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To remain valid or unaltered
“The league's policy on uniforms will stand despite criticism from various pundits.”
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To be able to endure or tolerate
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“I will not be able to stand his constant incoherent chatter for much longer.”
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To have a certain position within a group
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“If the city's football team wins today, they will stand second in the league rankings.”
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To pay or give what is owed
“Won't you stand a treat, Colonel, for what I have done already?”
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(of an action or remark) To be accepted without scrutiny
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To support the weight of
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To remain in a specified state or position
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(treat to) To pay the bill for someone else
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To arrange in a particular order or position
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To be applied or take effect in an expected or specified manner
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To pose for a painting or photograph
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To enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
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To function in an expected or specified manner
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(of water or air) To cease to flow or move
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To have existence
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To have enough money to pay for
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Be rightly assigned to a specified category
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Act as an umpire in a game or match
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To be or cause to be balanced or suspended in the air, on water, or on something else
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To be anxious or concerned about something in particular
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To crush something by stepping or walking on it
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Stop or cause to stop making progress
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To engage in a competition or contest
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To soak or wet thoroughly in liquid
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(of an event, action, or process) To come to an end or cease to occur
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A firmly held opinion
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“We expect our nation's leaders to take a principled stand on this important issue.”
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A rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
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“The spices have been placed on a stand over the kitchen stove.”
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A cessation from motion or progress
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“Masses of protestors brought traffic to a stand.”
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(stand against) A determined effort to resist or fight for something
“This kind of behavior is unacceptable, and not enough people take a stand against it.”
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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.”
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A place where vehicles, typically taxis, wait for passengers
“I waited patiently at the stand for a cab to arrive.”
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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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An assertion, especially one maintained in argument
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An arena for recreation or spectating
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A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs
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Church table, pedestal
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A building or part of a building where goods or services are sold
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The use of force or violence to oppose someone or something
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A section or stage of a journey or process
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One-night sexual encounter
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Commercial forest area
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A particular way of behaving, especially to impress or to give a false impression
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A piece of land
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A set of principles or beliefs
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An act of rallying or marshaling a group of people towards an effort
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