Dictionary Results for stands

1. stand - noun

· a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp"

Synonym(s): base, pedestal

Hypernym(s): support

2. stand - noun

· the position where a thing or person stands

Hypernym(s): position, place

3. stand - noun

· a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees"

Hypernym(s): vegetation, flora, botany

4. stand - noun

· a small table for holding articles of various kinds; "a bedside stand"

Hypernym(s): table

5. stand - noun

· a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"

Synonym(s): rack

Hypernym(s): support

6. stand - noun

· an interruption of normal activity

Synonym(s): standstill, tie-up

Hypernym(s): stop, halt

7. stand - noun

· a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"

Synonym(s): point_of_view, viewpoint, standpoint

Hypernym(s): position, stance, posture

8. stand - noun

· a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Synonym(s): stall, sales_booth

Hypernym(s): booth

9. stand - noun

· a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; "a one-night stand"

Hypernym(s): stop, stopover, layover

10. stand - noun

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

Hypernym(s): tiered_seat

11. stand - noun

· a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

Synonym(s): bandstand, outdoor_stage

Hypernym(s): platform

12. stand - noun

· a defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone"

Hypernym(s): defense, defence, defensive_measure

13. stand - verb

· be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!"

Synonym(s): stand_up

Hypernym(s): rest

Antonym(s): sit, lie

14. stand - verb

· be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected"

Hypernym(s): be

15. stand - verb

· occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground"

Hypernym(s): be

16. stand - verb

· hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!"

Synonym(s): remain_firm

Hypernym(s): resist, hold_out, withstand, stand_firm

Antonym(s): yield

17. stand - verb

· put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "I 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"

Synonym(s): digest, endure, stick_out, stomach, bear, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put_up

Hypernym(s): permit, allow, let, countenance

18. stand - verb

· have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?"

Hypernym(s): evaluate, pass_judgment, judge

19. stand - verb

· remain inactive or immobile; "standing water"

Hypernym(s): stay, remain, rest

20. stand - verb

· be in effect; be or remain in force; "The law stands!"

Hypernym(s): continue

21. stand - verb

· be tall; have a height of; copula; "She stands 6 feet tall"

Hypernym(s): measure

22. stand - verb

· put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

Synonym(s): stand_up, place_upright

Hypernym(s): put, set, place, pose, position, lay

23. stand - verb

· withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

Synonym(s): resist, fend

Hypernym(s): fight, oppose, fight_back, fight_down, defend

24. stand - verb

· be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"

Hypernym(s): serve, service

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