1. (n.) To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position

2. (n.) To be supported on the feet, in an erect or nearly erect position; -- opposed to lie, sit, kneel, etc.

3. (n.) To continue upright in a certain locality, as a tree fixed by the roots, or a building resting on its foundation.

4. (n.) To occupy or hold a place; to have a situation; to be situated or located; as, Paris stands on the Seine.

5. (n.) To cease from progress; not to proceed; to stop; to pause; to halt; to remain stationary.

6. (n.) To remain without ruin or injury; to hold good against tendencies to impair or injure; to be permanent; to endure; to last; hence, to find endurance, strength, or resources.

7. (n.) To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.

8. (n.) To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition.

9. (n.) To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice.

10. (n.) To have or maintain a position, order, or rank; to be in a particular relation; as, Christian charity, or love, stands first in the rank of gifts.

11. (n.) To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.

12. (n.) To be consistent; to agree; to accord.

13. (n.) To hold a course at sea; as, to stand from the shore; to stand for the harbor.

14. (n.) To offer one's self, or to be offered, as a candidate.

15. (n.) To stagnate; not to flow; to be motionless.

16. (n.) To measure when erect on the feet.

17. (n.) To be or remain as it is; to continue in force; to have efficacy or validity; to abide.

18. (n.) To appear in court.

19. (v. t.) To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat.

20. (v. t.) To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand.

21. (v. t.) To abide by; to submit to; to suffer.

22. (v. t.) To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet.

23. (v. t.) To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat.

24. (n.) The act of standing.

25. (n.) A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance, or opposition; as, to come to, or to make, a stand.

26. (n.) A place or post where one stands; a place where one may stand while observing or waiting for something.

27. (n.) A station in a city or town where carriages or wagons stand for hire; as, a cab stand.

28. (n.) A raised platform or station where a race or other outdoor spectacle may be viewed; as, the judge's or the grand stand at a race course.

29. (n.) A small table; also, something on or in which anything may be laid, hung, or placed upright; as, a hat stand; an umbrella stand; a music stand.

30. (n.) A place where a witness stands to testify in court.

31. (n.) The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.; as, a good, bad, or convenient stand for business.

32. (v. i.) Rank; post; station; standing.

33. (n.) A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do.

34. (n.) A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree.

35. (n.) A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, -- used in weighing pitch.

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