a defensive effort
"the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
- outdoor stage
tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance
"a one-night stand"
a booth where articles are displayed for sale
- sales booth
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"
- point of view
an interruption of normal activity
- tie up
a support for displaying various articles
"the newspapers were arranged on a rack"
a small table for holding articles of various kinds
"a bedside stand"
a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
"they cut down a stand of trees"
the position where a thing or person stands
a support or foundation
"the base of the lamp"
be available for stud services
"male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"
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"
put into an upright position
"Can you stand the bookshelf up?"
- stand up - place upright
have a height of
"She stands 6 feet tall"
be in effect
be or remain in force
"The law stands!"
remain inactive or immobile
have or maintain a position or stand on an issue
"Where do you stand on the War?"
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"
- stick out - put up
hold one's ground
maintain a position
be steadfast or upright
"I am standing my ground and won't give in!"
- remain firm
occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
"We stand on common ground"
be in some specified state or condition
"I stand corrected"
"We had to stand for the entire performance!"
- stand up