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Overview of noun stand

The noun stand has 12 senses? (first 9 from tagged texts)
1. (4) base, pedestal, stand

(a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp")

2. (2) stand

(the position where a thing or person stands)

3. (2) stand

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

4. (2) stand

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

5. (2) rack, stand

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

6. (1) stand, standstill, tie-up

(an interruption of normal activity)

7. (1) point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint

(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")

8. (1) stall, stand, sales booth

(a booth where articles are displayed for sale)

9. (1) stand

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

10. stand

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

11. bandstand, outdoor stage, stand

(a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air)

12. stand

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


Overview of verb stand

The verb stand has 12 senses? (first 11 from tagged texts)
1. (169) stand, stand up

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

2. (53) stand

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

3. (38) stand

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

4. (18) stand, remain firm

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

5. (9) digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up

(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")

6. (8) stand

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

7. (5) stand

(remain inactive or immobile; "standing water")

8. (3) stand

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

9. (2) stand

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

10. (1) stand, stand up, place upright

(put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?")

11. (1) resist, stand, fend

(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. stand

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

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