Definition of STANDS

noun : STANDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) the position where a thing or person stands ;

  • 3. (

    ) a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a small table for holding articles of various kinds; "a bedside stand" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack" ;

  • 7. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; "a one-night stand" ;

  • 10. (

    ) tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade) ;

  • 12. (

    ) a defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone" ;

verb : STANDS

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!" ;

  • 2. (

    ) be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected" ;

  • 3. (

    ) occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground" ;

  • 4. (

    ) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!" ;

  • 6. (

    ) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?" ;

  • 7. (

    ) remain inactive or immobile; "standing water" ;

  • 8. (

    ) be in effect; be or remain in force; "The law stands!" ;

  • 9. (

    ) be tall; have a height of; copula; "She stands 6 feet tall" ;

  • 11. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 12. (

    ) be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females" ;


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