Stanchly Stand-alone

Stand

Meanings and phrases

stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a support or foundation; base; pedestal
  2. a support for displaying various articles; rack
  3. the position where a thing or person stands
  4. a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area
  5. a small table for holding articles of various kinds
  6. a mental position from which things are viewed; point of view; viewpoint; standpoint
  7. a booth where articles are displayed for sale; stall; sales booth
  8. an interruption of normal activity; standstill; tie-up
  9. a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance
  10. a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air; bandstand; outdoor stage
  11. tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)
  12. a defensive effort

stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be standing; be upright; stand up
  2. be in some specified state or condition
  3. occupy a place or location, also metaphorically
  4. hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; remain firm
  5. put up with something or somebody unpleasant; digest; endure; stick out; stomach; bear; tolerate; support; brook; abide; suffer; put up
  6. have or maintain a position or stand on an issue
  7. remain inactive or immobile
  8. be in effect; be or remain in force
  9. be tall; have a height of; copula
  10. withstand the force of something; resist; fend
  11. put into an upright position; stand up; place upright
  12. be available for stud services

Custer 's Last Stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a battle in Montana near the Little Bighorn River between United States cavalry under Custer and several groups of Native Americans (1876); Custer was pursuing Sioux led by Sitting Bull; Custer underestimated the size of the Sioux forces (which were supported by Cheyenne warriors) and was killed along with all his command; Little Bighorn; Battle of Little Bighorn; Battle of the Little Bighorn

coat stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an upright pole with pegs or hooks on which to hang clothing; clothes tree; coat tree

covered stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof; grandstand

home stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a series of successive games played at a team's home field or court

music stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a light stand for holding sheets of printed music; music rack

one-night stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a brief sexual encounter lasting only for a single night
  2. a performance in one place on one night only

reviewing stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a stand from which a parade or military force can be reviewed

stand back

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. stay clear of, avoid; keep one's eyes off; keep one's distance; keep one's hands off; stay away
  2. stand away from an object or person

stand by

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. not act or do anything
  2. be available or ready for a certain function or service; stick around; stick about
  3. be loyal to; stick by; stick; adhere

stand fast

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief; stand pat; stand firm; hold firm

stand firm

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something; resist; hold out; withstand
  2. refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief; stand pat; hold firm; stand fast

stand for

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. express indirectly by an image, form, or model; be a symbol; typify; symbolize; symbolise; represent
  2. denote or connote; mean; intend; signify
  3. take the place of or be parallel or equivalent to; represent; correspond
  4. tolerate or bear; hold still for

stand guard

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. watch over so as to protect; stand watch; keep guard; stand sentinel

stand in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be a substitute; substitute; sub; fill in

stand oil

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a thick oil comprised of linseed, tung, or soya oils which have been heated to over 300 C

stand out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. distinguish oneself; excel; surpass
  2. be highly noticeable; leap out; jump out; jump; stick out
  3. steer away from shore, of ships
  4. be stubborn in resolution or resistance

stand pat

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief; stand firm; hold firm; stand fast

stand sentinel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. watch over so as to protect; stand guard; stand watch; keep guard

stand still

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. remain in place; hold still; remain fixed or immobile
E.g.
  • Each men are aiming at each other stand still.
  • It’s impossible to stand still on them, and difficult to move slowly.
  • In many processes, it is dangerous to allow a hot kiln to stand still if the drive power fails.

stand up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. rise to one's feet; arise; rise; uprise; get up
  2. refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
  3. be standing; be upright; stand
  4. put into an upright position; stand; place upright
  5. defend against attack or criticism; stick up
  6. rise up as in fear; bristle; uprise
  7. resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; hold up; hold water
E.g.
  • I will stand up against President Obama's agenda."
  • He did his stand up comedy in the Malay language.
  • Green started performing stand up comedy in 2003.

stand watch

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. watch over so as to protect; stand guard; keep guard; stand sentinel

take a firm stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; insist

take the stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. give testimony in a court of law; testify; attest; bear witness

wash-hand stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. furniture consisting of a table or stand to hold a basin and pitcher of water for washing: `wash-hand stand' is a British term; washstand

witness stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a box enclosure for a witness when testifying; witness box
E.g.
  • Richard dies nine days after taking the witness stand.
  • After exhaustive measures to keep Larry safe, he finally makes it to the witness stand.
  • At that point, Dr. Pierre A. Siegelstein was called by the defense attorney to the witness stand.

not stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UKIP polled 37% in 2014 but did not stand this time.
  • UKIP polled 17% in 2014 but did not stand this time.
  • UKIP did not stand this time but polled 27% in 2014.

did not stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • UKIP polled 37% in 2014 but did not stand this time.
  • UKIP polled 17% in 2014 but did not stand this time.
  • UKIP did not stand this time but polled 27% in 2014.

stand against

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • His views stand against the concept of popular culture.
  • Both teams made a stand against racism and discrimination.
  • The Committee made a determined stand against the Judiciary bill.

still stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The buildings of the original mission still stand.
  • Overall, he set numerous records that still stand.
  • Two of Raines' houses in Canandaigua still stand.

stand trial

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tyler had to be extradited back to England to stand trial.
  • Tom wants the wanted men brought back alive to stand trial.
  • He flees to America, but is sent back to Italy to stand trial.

stand down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bevan openly called for him to stand down in the summer of 1954.
  • Mullan chose to stand down and pursued his career as a solicitor.
  • Superman holds Batman's body, and orders the soldiers to stand down.

stand alone

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • is a strategy board game, Italian stand alone variant of "Risk".
  • It aired as a stand alone TV movie.
  • They plan to launch an English language newspaper and a stand alone tabloid.

bus stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The village is 2 km from the village bus stand.
  • The govt bus stand in Itagi is directly opposite to the Mutt.
  • This bus stand operates city buses in and outside of the city.

last stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Colonel] George Armstrong Custer made his last stand.
  • The film begins with the last stand of the Kerberos unit.
  • The Acadians had made their last stand here and survived.

main stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Half of the main stand was destroyed by a fire in 1992.
  • The main stand had to be rebuilt following a fire in 1958.
  • A brand new main stand was erected and handed over in 2004.

stand for election

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 2012, Melchior announced that he would not stand for election.
  • He did not stand for election in 1695, probably due to his failing health.
  • Any South Korean citizen over the age of 25 is eligible to stand for election.

stand again

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bolivia took the stand again and was duly followed by Chile.
  • Samuelson did not stand again at the next general election, in 1892.
  • This meant Tanzler had to stand again for mayor of the new government on September 26.

able to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • By then the man was able to stand up in a swimming pool.
  • Athlete may be able to stand" in 2012.
  • No one has been able to stand before them to this day [about 960].

stand today

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many of the original houses still stand today.
  • Her records still stand today.
  • The fortress walls, called "Ghal'eh Jalali" still stand today in central Kashan.

concession stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A new concession stand was added north of the pavilion in 1962.
  • As any athletic venue has, Illinois Field has a concession stand.
  • The permanent seating also includes bathrooms and a concession stand.

not to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Mélenchon decided not to stand in the second round of the election after this result.
  • Le Main elected not to stand as Senator in the 2011 Election but again contested the St Helier No.
  • However in 1728 he lost his position as Lord of Trade and in 1734 decided not to stand for parliament.

new stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A new stand was built at Mullaghacall in 2009 and the club once again entered into the reformed Irish league.
  • After a thirteen-hours pursuit they reached Gorodnoye where Rönne made a new stand to repulse the Swedish cavalry.
  • Braun has performed stand up in Los Angeles and South Africa, winning the "Funny Bones" award in 2002 for best new stand up.

used to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I used to stand there so amazed I'd almost forget to take my own solos".
  • The park's interpretive signs point out where certain buildings used to stand.
  • The cross used to stand where the current Elphinstone School currently stands.

stand behind

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • But other workers come, and stand behind Akimov.
  • Train 2R48 came to a stand behind train 2S56.
  • Defensive backs stand behind the linebackers.

allowed to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • After the enquiry, the result was allowed to stand.
  • It is then allowed to stand overnight at room temperature.

take a stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Children here are more likely to take a stand in preventing or redressing human rights abuses.
  • Britain vigorously rallied other NATO countries to take a stand against Portugal over Reedman.
  • And then, to take a stand against the ephemeral, against passing trends...and to return to lasting values."

not stand again

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Samuelson did not stand again at the next general election, in 1892.
  • The sitting Liberal MP was the industrialist William Lever, who did not stand again, and the Liberal candidate was Edward Jones.
  • He urged Sassou Nguesso to quiet the ongoing debate, initiated by the ruling PCT, by affirming that he would not stand again as a presidential candidate in 2016.

now stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The size of the Egyptian collections now stand at over 110,000 objects.
  • Kalagraamam, therefore, will now stand on four acres of land inside Kumbalangy.
  • The old mosque and tomb that now stand by the western side of old High Court building were spared.

still stand today

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Many of the original houses still stand today.
  • Her records still stand today.
  • The fortress walls, called "Ghal'eh Jalali" still stand today in central Kashan.

stand before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This child is gonna stand before kings and queens!
  • No one has been able to stand before them to this day [about 960].
  • In the window he and his father, Saint Miliau, with some soldiers and monks, stand before the bishop.

stand for parliament

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He did not stand for parliament again.
  • There was doubt as to whether women were eligible to stand for parliament.
  • However in 1728 he lost his position as Lord of Trade and in 1734 decided not to stand for parliament.

stand up comedy

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He did his stand up comedy in the Malay language.
  • Green started performing stand up comedy in 2003.
  • He began performing stand up comedy there.

make a stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Together, they prepare to make a stand against the Great Evil Beast in Hell.
  • Instead of evacuating, he resolves to make a stand against this indomitable natural predator.
  • He persuades the others to make a stand to delay the Germans while Waco takes the half-track in search of reinforcements.

stand between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Train 2R46 came to a stand between and St Johns.
  • The walls that enclose the Siq stand between in height.
  • Ideally, they stand between .

took a stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • As mayor Ferroul took a stand for the struggle of the Midi winemakers.
  • He declined any nominations and took a stand against the Islamic Republic.
  • The mayor Ernest Ferroul took a stand for the struggle of the Midi winemakers and stigmatized the state.

unable to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • [The] athlete is unable to stand."
  • [The] athlete is unable to stand".
  • Athlete is unable to stand."

stand outside

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Men stand outside the Petrila mine waiting for news.
  • After we broke up, he would stand outside my home in Burbank and cry.
  • The ground floor has a taxi stand outside and has access to the concourse on the first floor.

intention to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In May 2005, Irvine announced his intention to stand for president of the Scottish Rugby Union.
  • In March 2007, Bird announced his intention to stand for election to the post of Mayor of London as an independent candidate.
  • The situation led pole vaulter Yelena Isinbayeva, one of Russia's top athletes, to announce her intention to stand for ARAF President to resolve the crisis.

decided to stand

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • I decided to stand back and say nothing".
  • New Zealand First's candidate from 2017, Kym Koloni, decided to stand as an independent.
  • On May 21, a rider decided to stand up on the roller coaster as it rounded a curve, fell off, and was killed.

not stand up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Too many of these films cannot stand up to the competition and will drown."
  • The findings were vague and did not stand up to scrutiny, and were not pursued after 1945.
  • A submissive son with an almost scary mother, Aamir can not stand up and fight for Abginey.
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