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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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  • reconfirm
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  • sturm
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  • wurm
  • worm
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  • therm
  • term
  • schirm
  • hurm
  • herm
  • germe
  • germ
  • ferm
  • berm

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. firm

noun. ['ˈfɝːm'] the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments.

Synonyms

  • publishing firm
  • publishing company
  • business organization
  • house
  • dealer
  • business concern
  • consulting firm
  • corporation
  • publishing house
  • auction house
  • business firm
  • concern
  • consulting company
  • business organisation
  • publisher
  • business
  • law firm
  • corp

Antonyms

  • untrustworthy
  • infidelity
  • inaccurate
  • disloyal

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] marked by firm determination or resolution; not shakable.

Synonyms

  • stiff
  • unwavering
  • unfaltering
  • steady
  • steadfast
  • unshakable
  • unbendable

Antonyms

  • flexible
  • mobile
  • weak
  • uneven

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] strong and sure.

Synonyms

  • strong

Antonyms

  • unconcern
  • inactivity

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. firm

adjective. ['ˈfɝːm'] not soft or yielding to pressure.

Synonyms

  • hard

Antonyms

  • impotent
  • informal

Etymology

  • Firma (German)
  • firma (Italian)
  • ferme (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ferme (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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