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stand

Part of speech: Verb

To be stationary on the feet in an erect or upright position; hence, be upright; be placed or situated; as, the table stands in the corner; become a candidate; as, to stand for office; remain firm; abide; as, I stand to what I have said; remain in existence, especially without injury or change; endure; last; as, the house still stands; hold a course at sea; as, to stand for the harbor.

Part of speech: Verb

To set on the feet or on end in an upright position; put up with; endure; bear; as, to stand insult; pass through; as, to stand a test; colloquially, pay for; as, to stand treat.

Part of speech: Noun

A stop or halt for the purpose of defense or resistance; raised platform or series of raised seats for spectators; as, a grand stand; small table; any fixed station or position; as, to take one's stand at the window; firm or decided position; as, to make a stand for the right.

Part of speech: Past tense

Stood.

Part of speech: Past participle

Standing.

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