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Copse vs. Stand

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Copse

A small group of trees.
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Stand

To rise to an upright position on the feet.
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Copse

A thicket of small trees or shrubs; a coppice.
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Stand

To assume or maintain an upright position as specified
Stand straight.
Stand to one side.
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Copse

A coppice: an area of woodland managed by coppicing (periodic cutting near stump level).
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Stand

To maintain an upright position on the feet.
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Copse

Any thicket of small trees or shrubs, coppiced or not.
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Stand

To maintain an upright or vertical position on a base or support
The urn stands on a pedestal.
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Copse

Any woodland or woodlot.
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Stand

To be placed or situated
The building stands at the corner.
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Copse

To trim or cut.
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Stand

To remain stable, upright, or intact
The old school still stands.
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Copse

To plant and preserve.
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Stand

To remain valid, effective, or unaltered
The agreement stands.
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Copse

A wood of small growth; a thicket of brushwood. See Coppice.
Near yonder copse where once the garden smiled.
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Stand

To be or show a specified figure or amount
The balance stands at $500.
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Copse

To trim or cut; - said of small trees, brushwood, tufts of grass, etc.
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Stand

To measure a specified height when in an upright position
Stands six feet tall.
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Copse

To plant and preserve, as a copse.
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Stand

To take up or maintain a specified position, altitude, or course
He stands on his earlier offer. We will stand firm.
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Copse

A dense growth of bushes
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Stand

To be in a position of possible gain or loss
She stands to make a fortune.
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Stand

To be in a specified state or condition
I stand corrected. We stand in awe of the view.
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Stand

To exist in a particular form
Send the message as it now stands.
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Stand

To be at a specified level on a scale or in an amount
Stands third in her class.
Stands high in reputation.
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Stand

To come to a stop; remain motionless.
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Stand

To remain stationary or inactive
The car stood in the garage all winter.
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Stand

To remain without flowing or being disturbed; be or become stagnant.
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Stand

(Nautical) To take or hold a particular course or direction
A ship standing to windward.
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Stand

To be available as a sire. Used of horses.
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Stand

Chiefly British To be a candidate for public office.
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Stand

To cause to stand; place upright.
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Stand

To engage in or encounter
Stand battle.
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Stand

To resist successfully; withstand
Stand the test of time.
Will not stand close examination.
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Stand

To put up with patiently or resolutely; bear
Can't stand the heat.
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Stand

To submit to or undergo
Stand trial.
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Stand

To tolerate and benefit from
I could stand a good night's sleep.
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Stand

To perform the duty of
Stand guard.
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Stand

(Informal) To treat (someone) or pay the cost of (food or drink)
She stood him to a drink. We'll stand dinner.
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Stand

The act of standing.
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Stand

A ceasing of work or activity; a standstill or halt.
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Stand

A stop on a performance tour.
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Stand

The place or station where a person stands.
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Stand

A booth, stall, or counter for the display of goods for sale.
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Stand

A parking space reserved for taxis.
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Stand

A desperate or decisive effort at defense or resistance, as in a battle
Made their stand at the river.
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Stand

A position or opinion one is prepared to uphold
Must take a stand on environmental issues.
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Stand

Stands Rows of wooden or metal benches placed one above another for people watching a sports event or a performance.
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Stand

(Law) A witness stand.
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Stand

A small rack, prop, or table for holding any of various articles
A music stand.
A bedside stand.
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Stand

A group or growth of tall plants or trees
A stand of pine.
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Stand

To position or be positioned physically:
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Stand

To support oneself on the feet in an erect position.
Here I stand, wondering what to do next.
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Stand

(intransitive) To rise to one’s feet; to stand up.
Stand up, walk to the refrigerator, and get your own snack.
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Stand

To remain motionless.
Do not leave your car standing in the road.
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Stand

(intransitive) To be placed in an upright or vertical orientation.
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Stand

(transitive) To place in an upright or standing position.
He stood the broom in a corner and took a break.
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Stand

(intransitive) To occupy or hold a place; to be set, placed, fixed, located, or situated.
Paris stands on the Seine.
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Stand

(intransitive) To measure when erect on the feet.
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Stand

To be present, to have welled up.
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Stand

To position or be positioned mentally:
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Stand

To be positioned to gain or lose.
He stands to get a good price for the house.
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Stand

To tolerate.
I can’t stand when people don’t read the instructions.
I can’t stand him.
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Stand

To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.
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Stand

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

To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.
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Stand

To position or be positioned socially:
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Stand

To act as an umpire.
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Stand

(transitive) To undergo; withstand; hold up.
The works of Shakespeare have stood the test of time.
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Stand

To be a candidate (in an election).
He is standing for election to the local council.
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Stand

(intransitive) To be valid.
What I said yesterday still stands.
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Stand

(transitive) To oppose, usually as a team, in competition.
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Stand

(transitive) To cover the expense of; to pay for.
To stand a round of drinks
To stand a treat
To stand bail (security in respect of an arrested person)
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Stand

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

(intransitive) To be consistent; to agree; to accord.
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Stand

(intransitive) To appear in court.
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Stand

Of a ship or its captain, to steer, sail (in a specified direction, for a specified destination etc.).
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Stand

To remain without ruin or injury.
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Stand

(card games) To stop asking for more cards; to keep one's hand as it has been dealt so far.
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Stand

The act of standing.
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Stand

A defensive position or effort.
The Commander says we will make our stand here.
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Stand

A resolute, unwavering position; firm opinion; action for a purpose in the face of opposition.
They took a firm stand against copyright infringement.
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Stand

A period of performance in a given location or venue.
They have a four-game stand at home against the Yankees.
They spent the summer touring giving 4 one-night stands a week.
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Stand

A device to hold something upright or aloft.
He set the music upon the stand and began to play.
An umbrella stand;
A hat-stand
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Stand

The platform on which a witness testifies in court; the witness stand or witness box.
She took the stand and quietly answered questions.
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Stand

(historical) An area of raised seating for waiters at the stock exchange.
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Stand

A particular grove or other group of trees or shrubs.
This stand of pines is older than the one next to it.
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Stand

(forestry) A contiguous group of trees sufficiently uniform in age-class distribution, composition, and structure, and growing on a site of sufficiently uniform quality, to be a distinguishable unit.
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Stand

A standstill, a motionless state, as of someone confused, or a hunting dog who has found game.
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Stand

A small building, booth, or stage, as in a bandstand or hamburger stand.
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Stand

A designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait.
A taxi stand
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Stand

The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.
A good, bad, or convenient stand for business
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Stand

(sports) Grandstand. often in the plural
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Stand

(cricket) A partnership.
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Stand

A single set, as of arms.
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Stand

(obsolete) Rank; post; station; standing.
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Stand

(dated) A state of perplexity or embarrassment.
To be at a stand what to do
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Stand

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.
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Stand

A location or position where one may stand.
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Stand

(advertising) An advertisement filling an entire billboard, comprising many sheets of paper.
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Stand

(fiction) A type of supernatural ability from the anime and manga series JoJo's Bizarre Adventure, named for the fact that they appear to 'stand' next to their user.
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Stand

A container which stands upright, such as a barrel or cask.
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Stand

(obsolete) A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, used in weighing pitch.
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Stand

To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position
It stands as it were to the ground yglued.
The ruined wallStands when its wind-worn battlements are gone.
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Stand

To occupy or hold a place; to have a situation; to be situated or located; as, Paris stands on the Seine.
Wite ye not where there stands a little town?
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Stand

To cease from progress; not to proceed; to stop; to pause; to halt; to remain stationary.
I charge thee, stand,And tell thy name.
The star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
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Stand

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.
My mind on its own center stands unmoved.
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Stand

To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.
Readers by whose judgment I would stand or fall.
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Stand

To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition.
The king granted the Jews . . . to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life.
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Stand

To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice.
We must labor so as to stand with godliness, according to his appointment.
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Stand

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.
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Stand

To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.
Accomplish what your signs foreshow;I stand resigned, and am prepared to go.
Thou seest how it stands with me, and that I may not tarry.
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Stand

To be consistent; to agree; to accord.
Doubt me not; by heaven, I will do nothingBut what may stand with honor.
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Stand

To hold a course at sea; as, to stand from the shore; to stand for the harbor.
From the same parts of heaven his navy stands.
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Stand

To offer one's self, or to be offered, as a candidate.
He stood to be elected one of the proctors of the university.
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Stand

To stagnate; not to flow; to be motionless.
Or the black water of Pomptina stands.
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Stand

To measure when erect on the feet.
Six feet two, as I think, he stands.
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Stand

To be or remain as it is; to continue in force; to have efficacy or validity; to abide.
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Stand

To be, or signify that one is, willing to play with one's hand as dealt.
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Stand

To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat.
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Stand

To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand.
He stood the furious foe.
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Stand

To abide by; to submit to; to suffer.
Bid him disband his legions, . . . And stand the judgment of a Roman senate.
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Stand

To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet.
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Stand

To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat.
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Stand

The act of standing.
I took my stand upon an eminence . . . to look into their several ladings.
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Stand

A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance, or opposition; as, to come to, or to make, a stand.
Vice is at stand, and at the highest flow.
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Stand

A place or post where one stands; a place where one may stand while observing or waiting for something.
I have found you out a stand most fit,Where you may have such vantage on the duke,He shall not pass you.
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Stand

A station in a city or town where carriages or wagons stand for hire; as, a cab stand.
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Stand

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.
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Stand

A small table; also, something on or in which anything may be laid, hung, or placed upright; as, a hatstand; an umbrella stand; a music stand.
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Stand

The place where a witness stands to testify in court.
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Stand

The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.; as, a good, bad, or convenient stand for business.
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Stand

Rank; post; station; standing.
Father, since your fortune did attainSo high a stand, I mean not to descend.
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Stand

A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do.
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Stand

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.
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Stand

A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, - used in weighing pitch.
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Stand

A support or foundation;
The base of the lamp
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Stand

The position where a thing or person stands
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Stand

A growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area;
They cut down a stand of trees
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Stand

A small table for holding articles of various kinds;
A bedside stand
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Stand

A support for displaying various articles;
The newspapers were arranged on a rack
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Stand

An interruption of normal activity
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Stand

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
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Stand

A booth where articles are displayed for sale
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Stand

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

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

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

A defensive effort;
The army made a final stand at the Rhone
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Stand

Be standing; be upright;
We had to stand for the entire performance!
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Stand

Be in some specified state or condition;
I stand corrected
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Stand

Occupy a place or location, also metaphorically;
We stand on common ground
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Stand

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

Have or maintain a position or stand on an issue;
Where do you stand on the War?
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Stand

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
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Stand

Remain inactive or immobile;
Standing water
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Stand

Be in effect; be or remain in force;
The law stands!
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Stand

Be tall; have a height of; copula;
She stands 6 feet tall
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Stand

Put into an upright position;
Can you stand the bookshelf up?
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Stand

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
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Stand

Be available for stud services;
Male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females
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