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English noun: stand

1. stand (artifact) a support or foundation


SamplesThe base of the lamp.


Synonymsbase, pedestal


Broader (hypernym)support


Narrower (hyponym)brass monkey, staddle, trivet, trivet

2. stand (location) the position where a thing or person stands


Broader (hypernym)place, position


Narrower (hyponym)cabstand, taxi rank, taxistand

3. stand (group) a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area


SamplesThey cut down a stand of trees.


Broader (hypernym)botany, flora, vegetation

4. stand (artifact) a small table for holding articles of various kinds


SamplesA bedside stand.


Broader (hypernym)table


Narrower (hyponym)lectern, reading desk

5. stand (artifact) a support for displaying various articles


SamplesThe newspapers were arranged on a rack.


Synonymsrack


Broader (hypernym)support


Narrower (hyponym)bier, cruet-stand, dress rack, magazine rack, music rack, music stand, spice rack, tripod


Part holonymspit

6. stand (event) an interruption of normal activity


Synonymsstandstill, tie-up


Broader (hypernym)halt, stop

7. stand (cognition) a mental position from which things are viewed


SamplesWe should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians.
Teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events.


Synonymspoint of view, standpoint, viewpoint


Broader (hypernym)position, posture, stance


Narrower (hyponym)angle, cityscape, complexion, landscape, slant

8. stand (artifact) a booth where articles are displayed for sale


Synonymssales booth, stall


Broader (hypernym)booth


Narrower (hyponym)coffee stall, newsstand

9. stand (act) a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance


SamplesA one-night stand.


Broader (hypernym)layover, stop, stopover

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


Broader (hypernym)tiered seat


Narrower (hyponym)bleachers, covered stand, grandstand, reviewing stand


Part meronymarena, ballpark, bowl, park, sports stadium, stadium

11. stand (artifact) a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air


Synonymsbandstand, outdoor stage


Broader (hypernym)platform

12. stand (act) a defensive effort


SamplesThe army made a final stand at the Rhone.


Broader (hypernym)defence, defense, defensive measure


Narrower (hyponym)repulsion, standoff


English verb: stand

1. stand (contact) be standing; be upright


SamplesWe had to stand for the entire performance!.


ExamplesThe chairs stand in the corner


Synonymsstand up


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)rest


Narrower (hyponym)line up, queue, queue up, ramp, stand back


Entailarise, get up, rise, stand up, uprise


Verb groupplace upright, stand, stand up


Antonymssit, lie, sit down

2. stand (stative) be in some specified state or condition


SamplesI stand corrected.


Pattern of useSomething ----s Adjective/Noun.
Somebody ----s Adjective


Broader (hypernym)be

3. stand (stative) occupy a place or location, also metaphorically


SamplesWe stand on common ground.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)be

4. stand (stative) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright


SamplesI am standing my ground and won't give in!.


Synonymsremain firm


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand


Verb groupfend, resist, stand


Antonymsrelent, soften, yield

5. stand (cognition) put up with something or somebody unpleasant


SamplesI 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.


ExamplesSam cannot stand Sue


Synonymsabide, bear, brook, digest, endure, put up, stick out, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)allow, countenance, let, permit


Narrower (hyponym)accept, bear up, hold still for, live with, pay, sit out, stand for, swallow, take a joke, take lying down


Verb groupsuffer

6. stand (cognition) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue


SamplesWhere do you stand on the War?.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)align, array

7. stand (stative) remain inactive or immobile


SamplesStanding water.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)remain, rest, stay

8. stand (stative) be in effect; be or remain in force


SamplesThe law stands!.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)continue


Narrower (hyponym)wash

9. stand (stative) be tall; have a height of; copula


SamplesShe stands 6 feet tall.


Pattern of useSomething is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)measure

10. stand (contact) put into an upright position


SamplesCan you stand the bookshelf up?.


ExamplesThey stand the bags on the table


Synonymsplace upright, stand up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP


Broader (hypernym)lay, place, pose, position, put, set


Causestand, stand up


Verb groupstand, stand up

11. stand (competition) withstand the force of something


SamplesThe trees resisted her.
Stand the test of time.
The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow.


Synonymsfend, resist


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)defend, fight, fight back, fight down, oppose


Verb groupremain firm, stand

12. stand (contact) be available for stud services


SamplesMale domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)serve, service


Domain categoryanimal husbandry









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