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Plural for a firmly held opinion
“No President in history has ever taken a principled stand on every issue.”
Plural for a rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
“The aerosol had been kept with other toiletries on a bathroom stand under a wall-mounted electric heater.”
Plural for a cessation from motion or progress
“For years the trains had to be brought to a stand by a dubious hand-brake, but later two were fitted with air pumps for braking.”
Plural for a small stall or booth in a street, market, or public building from which goods are sold
“When we came back to the cotton candy stand I saw Brant standing there.”
Plural for a place where vehicles, typically taxis, wait for passengers
“The witness added that the incident flared again before the aircraft left its stand prior to take-off.”
Plural for a group of growing plants of a specified kind, especially trees
“Direct planting seeds can be cheaper than planting seedlings and usually results in a denser stand of trees and shrubs.”
Place or set in an upright or specified position
“When starting to use this type of corkscrew, it is best to stand the bottle on the table.”
Remain valid or unaltered
“Four of her UK records still stand more than 20 years since she retired.”
Be able to endure or tolerate
“Not being able to stand it a moment longer, she sprang out of the reeds and dashed toward her sibling, enveloping him in a very wet embrace.”
To give what is owed for
“I'll stand lunch, and you can pay me back later.”
To rise to an upright position
“He stood up, waiting for me to stand too, and when I did he started to walk slowly.”
To tolerate or bear
“I can't stand brandy.”
To be situated
“Huge glass structures stand where fields of flowers once thrived.”
Plural of bleacher
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