Complete Definition of "stand"

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English

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Etymology
OE. standan < PG. *standan < PIE.} *sth<sub>2</sub><u>n</u>d<font size=-2>H</font>- < Appendix:Proto-Indo-European roots|*steh<sub>2</sub>-. Compare Persian fa-Arab|ایستادن (estâdan).

Pronunciation
IPA|/'stænd/
audio|en-us-stand.ogg|Audio (US)

Verb
en-verb|stands|standing|stood|stood or archaic standen

  1. intransitive To be upright, support oneself on the feet in an erect position.

#: Here I stand, wondering what to do next.

  1. intransitive To rise to one's feet; to stand up.

#: Stand up, walk to the refrigerator, and get your own snack.

  1. intransitive To remain motionless.

#: Do not leave your car standing in the road.

  1. context|cricket|intransitive To act as an umpire.
  2. intransitive To undergo; withstand; hold up.

#: The works of Shakespeare have stood the test of time.

  1. transitive To tolerate.

#: I can't stand when people don't read the instructions.
#: I can't stand her.

  1. intransitive To place in an upright or standing position.

#: He stood the broom in a corner and took a break.

  1. context|UK|intransitive To seek election

#: He is standing for election to the local council

Usage notes
Sense 6 (tolerate) This is almost always found in a negative form such as can't stand, or No-one can stand... In this sense it is a catenative verb that takes the gerund (-ing). See Appendix:English catenative verbs

Translations
trans-top|To be upright, support oneself on the feet in an erect position
Crimean Tatar: turmak
Danish: stå
Dutch: staan
Finnish: seisoa, seistä
French: être debout
German: stehen
Hebrew: he-translation|לעמוד|la`amód
Hungarian: áll
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Italian: stare in piedi
Japanese: 立つ(たつ, tatsu)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|وه‌ستان|trwastAn|scKUchar, t|ku|هه‌ڵسان|trhalsAn|scKUchar
Portuguese: permanecer, ficar(de pé)
Romanian: sta în picioare
Russian: стоять (stoját’)
Serbian: stajati
Spanish: estar de pie, estar parado
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trans-top|To rise to one's feet
Crimean Tatar: turmak
Danish: rejse sig
Dutch: opstaan
Finnish: nousta ylös, nousta seisoa|seisomaan
French: se lever
German: aufstehen
Hebrew: he-translation|לעמוד|la`amód, he-translation|להיעמד|lehe`améd
Hungarian: feláll
trans-mid
Japanese: 立つ(たつ, tatsu)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|هه‌ستان|trhastAn|scKUchar
Portuguese: levantar
Romanian: ridica
Russian: вставать/встать (vstavát’/vstat')
Serbian: ustati
Spanish: levantarse
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trans-top|To remain motionless
Danish: stå, stå stille
Dutch: staan
Finnish: seisoa
German: stehen
Hebrew: he-translation|לעמוד|la`amód
Hungarian: áll
trans-mid
Japanese: 突っ立つ(つったつ, tsuttatsu)
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|راوه‌ستان|trrAwastAn|scKUchar, t|ku|وه‌ستان|trwastAn|scKUchar
Portuguese: parar, permanecer, ficar
Russian: стоять (stoját’)
Serbian: stajati
Spanish: mantener, permanecer
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trans-top|To act as an umpire
Japanese: 耐える(たえる, taeru)
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trans-top|To undergo
Danish: klare, holde til
Dutch: doorstaan, weerstaan
Finnish: kestää
German: bestehen, durchstehen
Hebrew: he-translation|לעמוד|la`amód
Hungarian: kiáll
trans-mid
Japanese: 我慢する(がまんする, gamansuru)
Portuguese: agüentar
Romanian: fi supus
Russian: выдерживать/выдержать (vyd'érživat’/výd'eržat'), выстоять (výstojat')
Serbian: izdržati
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trans-top|To tolerate
Danish: udholde, udstå, klare
Dutch: verdragen, uitstaan
Finnish: sietää
German: ausstehen, aushalten
Hebrew: he-translation|לסבול|lisból
Hungarian: kiáll
trans-mid
Jèrriais: sténer
Portuguese: tolerar, agüentar
Russian: выносить/вынести (vynosít’/výn'esti), выдерживать/выдержать (vyd'érživat’/výd'eržat')
Serbian: trpeti
Spanish: soportar
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trans-top|To place in an upright or standing position
Danish: stille, sætte
Dutch: neerzetten, overeind zetten
Finnish: asettaa
German: stellen, abstellen, hinstellen
Hebrew: he-translation|להעמיד|leha`amíd
Hungarian: állít, felállít
trans-mid
Kurdish:
:Sorani: t|ku|به‌ راوه‌ستان|trba rAwastAn|scKUchar, t|ku|به‌ پێوه‌|trba paewa|scKUchar
Portuguese: encostar, levantar
Russian: ставить/поставить (stávit'/postávit')
Serbian: postaviti
Spanish: levantar, poner
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trans-top|(UK) To seek election
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Arabic: ARchar|وقف IPAchar|(wáqafa)
ttbc|Chinese: 站 (zhàn)
ttbc|Esperanto: starigi
ttbc|French: se tenir debout
ttbc|Ido: stacar
ttbc|Irish: seas#Irish|seas
ttbc|Indonesian: diri|berdiri, tegak
ttbc|Japanese: 立てる(たてる, tateru), 大目にみる(おおめにみる, ōmenimiru)
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ttbc|Korean: 서다 (seoda)
ttbc|Norwegian: stå
ttbc|Persian: FAchar|ستادن (setādan), FAchar|ایستادن (īstādan)
ttbc|Serbian: podnositi
ttbc|Swahili: kusimama
ttbc|Swedish: stå
ttbc|Tahitian: ti’a
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Noun
en-noun

  1. A device to hold something upright or aloft.

#: He set the music upon the stand and began to play.

  1. The platform on which a witness testifies in court; the witness stand or witness box.

#: She took the stand and quietly answered questions.

  1. A resolute, unwavering position; firm opinion; action for a purpose in the face of opposition.

#: They took a firm stand against copyright infringement.

  1. A particular grove or other group of trees.

#: This stand of pines is older than the one next to it.

  1. (forestry) A contiguous group of trees sufficiently uniform in age-class distribution, composition, and structure, and growing on a site of sufficiently uniform quality, to be a distinguishable unit.
  2. A small building, booth, or stage, as in a bandstand or hamburger stand.
  3. A designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait: taxi stand.
  4. cricket A partnership.

Translations
trans-top|A device to hold something upright or aloft
Danish: tribune, estrade
Finnish: tuki, teline, lava
German: Ständer m, Stativ n
Slovak: stojan m
trans-mid
Russian: пьедестал (p'esd'estál) m of a statue, подставка (podstávka) f, этажерка (etažérka) f, консоль (konsól') f, подпора (podpóra) f, стойка (stójka) f, штатив (štatív) m, стеллаж (st'elláž)
Swedish: ställ, stativ
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trans-top|The platform on which a witness testifies in court
Danish: vidneskranke
Finnish: aitio, todistajanaitio
German: Zeugenstand m
Japanese: 証言台(しょうげんだい, shougendai)
trans-mid
Swedish: vittnesbås
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trans-top|An unwavering position
Danish: standpunkt
Finnish: asema, mielipide, näkemys
German: Standpunk m
Hebrew: he-translation|עמדה|emdá f
trans-mid
Japanese: 立場(たちば, tachiba)
Russian: позиция (pozícija) f, сопротивление (soprotovl'énije) n
Swedish: ställning, position
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trans-top|A particular grove or other group of trees
Danish: bevoksning
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trans-top|A small building or booth
Danish: stade, #da|stand
Finnish: koju
German: Stand m, Kiosk m
trans-mid
Russian: ларёк (lar'ók) m, киоск (kiósk), палатка (palátka) m
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trans-top|A designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait
Danish: holdeplads
trans-mid
Russian: стоянка (stojánka) f
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trans-top|(cricket) A partnership
trans-mid
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Norwegian: stativ
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Related terms
top2
bandstand
outstanding
stand and deliver
stand back
stand by
stand for
stand from under
stand-in
stand in for
mid2
stand out
standout
standpoint
standstill
stand up
taxi stand
upstanding
witness stand
bottom2

Category:English irregular verbs


Danish

Noun
stand

  1. social position
  2. class, rank
  3. condition, shape
  4. #en|stand (e.g. on an exhibit)

Related terms
godt i stand
gøre i stand
være i stand til
i stand til alt

Category:Danish nouns


Dutch

Noun
stand m (diminutive: standje, plural: standen, plural diminutive: standjes)

  1. posture, position, bearing
  2. rank, standing, station
  3. score (of a game, match)
  4. (plural: stands) stand (e.g. on an exhibit)

German

Verb form
stand

  1. past tense of stehen

Related terms
Stand

Category:German verb forms


Old English

Etymology
Common Germanic *standaz, whence also Old High German stand

Noun
stand

  1. stand

Category:Old English nouns


Old High German

Etymology
Common Germanic *standaz, whence also Old English stand

Noun
stand m

  1. stand

Category:Old High German nouns

de:stand
el:stand
es:stand
fa:stand
fr:stand
gl:stand
io:stand
it:stand
kk:stand
ku:stand
hu:stand
nl:stand
ja:stand
pl:stand
pt:stand
ru:stand
simple:stand
fi:stand
sv:stand
ta:stand
te:stand
vi:stand
tr:stand
uk:stand
zh:stand

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