stood, past participle; stood, past tense; stands, 3rd person singular present; standing, present participle;
Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet
Lionel stood in the doorway
she stood still, heart hammering
Rise to one's feet
the two men stood up and shook hands
Move to and remain in a specified position
she stood aside to let them enter
Place or set in an upright or specified position
don't stand the plant in direct sunlight
Bring (a bell) to rest in the mouth upward position ready for ringing
(of an object, building, or settlement) Be situated in a particular place or position
the town stood on a hill
the hotel stands in three acres of gardens
(of a building or other vertical structure) Remain upright and entire rather than fall into ruin or be destroyed
after the heavy storms, only one house was left standing
Remain valid or unaltered
my decision stands
his strikeout record stood for 38 years
(esp. of a vehicle) Remain stationary
the train now standing on track 3
(of a liquid) Collect and remain motionless
avoid planting in soil where water stands in winter
(of food, a mixture, or liquid) Rest without disturbance, typically so as to infuse or marinate
pour boiling water over the fruit and leave it to stand for 5 minutes
(of a ship) Remain on a specified course
the ship was standing north
Be in a specified state or condition
since mother's death, the house had stood empty
sorry, darling—I stand corrected
Adopt a particular attitude toward a matter or issue
students should consider where they stand on this issue
Be of a specified height
Sampson was a small man, standing 5 ft. 4 in. tall
Be at (a particular level or value)
the budget stood at $14 million per annum
Be in a situation where one is likely to do something
investors stood to lose heavily
Act in a specified capacity
he stood watch all night
(of a stallion) Be available for breeding
Withstand (an experience or test) without being damaged
small boats that could stand the punishment of heavy seas
Be able to endure or tolerate
I can't stand the way Mom talks to him
Be a candidate in an election
he stood for Parliament in 1968
Provide (food or drink) for someone at one's own expense
somebody in the bar would stand him a beer
An attitude toward a particular issue; a position taken in an argument
the party's tough stand on welfare
his traditionalist stand
A determined effort to resist or fight for something
this was not the moment to make a stand for independence
we have to take a stand against racism
An act of holding one's ground against or halting to resist an opposing force
Custer's legendary last stand
A place where, or an object on which, someone or something stands, sits, or rests, in particular
A large raised tiered structure for spectators, typically at a sports arena
her parents watched from the stands
A rack, base, or piece of furniture for holding, supporting, or displaying something
a microphone stand
A small stall or booth in a street, market, or public building from which goods are sold
a hot-dog stand
A raised platform for a band, orchestra, or speaker
A witness box
Sergeant Harris took the stand
The place where someone typically stands or sits
she took her stand in front of the desks
A place where vehicles, typically taxicabs, wait for passengers
A cessation from motion or progress
the train drew to a stand by the signal box
Each halt made on a touring theatrical production to give one or more performances
A group of growing plants of a specified kind, esp. trees
a stand of poplars
be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!"
base: a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"
be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected"
the position where a thing or person stands
a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees"
occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground"
Stand! is the fourth studio album by soul/funk band Sly & the Family Stone, released May 3, 1969 on Epic Records. Written and produced by lead singer and multi-instrumentalist Sly Stone, Stand! was the band's breakout album.Erlewine, Stephen Thomas . . Allmusic. Retrieved on 2007-02-05. ...
Stand is Michael W. Smith's twentieth album.
Stand is Avalon's ninth release and their sixth studio album. Originally titled The Other Side and slated to release in September 2005, Stand was actually released on January 24, 2006. ...
In the sport of cricket, two batsmen may bat in partnership, although only one is on strike at any time. ...
A Stand (of drill pipe) is two or three joints of drill pipe connected together and stood in the derrick vertically, usually while tripping pipe. A stand of collars is similar, only made up of collars and a collar head. ...
Fifteen years after his last record, "Always You", singer-songwriter James Ingram found himself on an independent label, Intering Records, for his fifth full-length, "Stand (In The Light)".
A defensive position or effort; A resolute, unwavering position; firm opinion; action for a purpose in the face of opposition; A period of performance in a given location or venue; A device to hold something upright or aloft; The platform on which a witness testifies in court; the witness stand ...
(standing) Position or reputation in society or a profession: "He does not have much of a standing as a chemist"; Duration; The act of a person who stands, or a place where someone stands; The position of a team in a league or of a player in a list: "After their last win, their standing went up ...
(standing) The legal right to bring a suit before a court. To have standing, and individual must show that he or she has been harmed in a real way, not merely that he or she might be harmed in the future.
(standing) The part of the line that will carry the load after a knot has been tied in it.
(Standing) The legal right to bring a lawsuit. Only a person with something at stake has standing to bring a lawsuit.
(Standing) A party’s right to make a legal claim or seek judicial enforcement of a duty or right.
(Standing) Used in the context of general equities. Level of priority in the trading crowd.
(Standing) The right to be a party to a hearing or to assert a claim. An administrative law judge might dismiss a claim based on a person having no standing if the person would not be affected by the outcome. ...
Standing is the right to initiate and maintain a lawsuit. A person must have standing in order to sue someone else. ...
(STANDING) A statement or declaration of what you believe in or represent (what you stand for), requiring expenditure of effort / Your standing in society / Facing a challenge; enduring or tolerating something; something that is noticeably different (stands out); being unfriendly (standoffish); ...
(STANDING) The legal right to initiate a lawsuit. To do so, a person must be sufficiently affected by the matter at hand, and there must be a case or controversy that can be resolved by legal action.
(STANDING) What the brass-line does at band camp. Woodwinds do not accomplish this feat due to their weak legs (in most cases). There are a few exceptions to this weakness, but they don't stand anyway.
(Standing) Article III, Section 2 of the U.S. Constitution provides that federal jurisdiction is limited to “cases” and “controversies. ...