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  • a defensive effort
    • the army made a final stand at the Rhone
  • a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
  • tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
  • a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance
    • a one-night stand
  • a booth where articles are displayed for sale
  • a mental position from which things are viewed
    • we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians
    • teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events
  • an interruption of normal activity
  • a support for displaying various articles
    • the newspapers were arranged on a rack
  • a small table for holding articles of various kinds
    • a bedside stand
  • a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
    • they cut down a stand of trees
  • the position where a thing or person stands
  • a support or foundation
    • the base of the lamp
  • be available for stud services
    • male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females
  • withstand the force of something
    • The trees resisted her
    • stand the test of time
    • The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow
  • put into an upright position
    • Can you stand the bookshelf up?
  • be tall; have a height of; copula
    • She stands 6 feet tall
  • be in effect; be or remain in force
    • The law stands!
  • remain inactive or immobile
    • standing water
  • have or maintain a position or stand on an issue
    • Where do you stand on the War?
  • put up with something or somebody unpleasant
    • I cannot bear his constant criticism
    • The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks
    • he learned to tolerate the heat
    • She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage
  • hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
    • I am standing my ground and won't give in!
  • occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
    • We stand on common ground
  • be in some specified state or condition
    • I stand corrected
  • be standing; be upright
    • We had to stand for the entire performance!
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