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1. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] be standing; be upright.

Synonyms

  • queue
  • uprise
  • queue up
  • ramp
  • line up
  • rest
  • place upright
  • rise
  • get up
  • stand back
  • arise

Antonyms

  • sit
  • sit down
  • lie down
  • awkwardness

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Stand

  • vallegrande
  • meadowland
  • lefthand
  • unplanned
  • righthand
  • marchand
  • firsthand
  • expand
  • disband
  • bourland
  • unmanned
  • strande
  • strand
  • remand
  • outmanned
  • offhand
  • laband
  • hoiland
  • fernand
  • demand
  • deland
  • command
  • spanned
  • scanned
  • planned
  • grande
  • grand
  • gland
  • brande
  • brand

Example sentences of the word stand


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Your boxing stance in the ring is more than just how you stand.

2. Verb, base form
Provide a space out of flow for inquirers to stand.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Add a dough hook to the stand mixer.

Quotes containing the word stand


1. If you don't stand for something you will fall for anything.
- Gordon A. Eadie

2. It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

3. I love mankind ... it's people I can't stand!!
- Charles M. Schulz, The Complete Peanuts, Vol. 5: 1959-1960

2. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] be in some specified state or condition.

Antonyms

  • middle-class

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] occupy a place or location, also metaphorically.

Antonyms

  • inwardness

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright.

Synonyms

  • resist
  • fend
  • hold out
  • stand firm
  • withstand

Antonyms

  • surrender
  • low status
  • dominant
  • lower-class

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] have or maintain a position or stand on an issue.

Synonyms

  • align
  • evaluate
  • judge
  • array

Antonyms

  • lower
  • underdress
  • dress down
  • undress

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] put up with something or somebody unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • take lying down
  • pay
  • stick out
  • support
  • swallow
  • stand for
  • hold still for
  • digest
  • bear up
  • permit
  • take a joke
  • put up
  • sit out
  • live with
  • bear
  • countenance
  • suffer
  • let
  • tolerate
  • brook
  • accept
  • allow
  • endure
  • stomach

Antonyms

  • disallow
  • activeness
  • descent
  • wane

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] remain inactive or immobile.

Synonyms

  • remain
  • stay

Antonyms

  • posteriority
  • outer
  • outwardness

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. stand

noun. ['ˈstænd'] a support or foundation.

Synonyms

  • brass monkey
  • support
  • trivet
  • staddle
  • pedestal

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • disbelieve
  • differ
  • expand

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. stand

verb. ['ˈstænd'] be in effect; be or remain in force.

Synonyms

  • wash

Antonyms

  • posterior
  • inner

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. stand

noun. ['ˈstænd'] a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area.

Synonyms

  • flora
  • vegetation

Antonyms

  • turn in
  • descend
  • skew

Etymology

  • standen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • standan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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