The word stand is a noun. Stand means (1) a defensive effort, (2) a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance, (3) a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air, (4) a support or foundation, (5) a support for displaying various articles, (6) a booth where articles are displayed for sale, (7) tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade), (8) a small table for holding articles of various kinds, (9) a mental position from which things are viewed, (10) an interruption of normal activity, (11) a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area, (12) the position where a thing or person stands.
Stand is also a verb that means (1) put up with something or somebody unpleasant, (2) have or maintain a position or stand on an issue, (3) withstand the force of something, (4) be available for stud services, (5) be standing; be upright, (6) put into an upright position, (7) be in some specified state or condition, (8) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright, (9) be tall; have a height of; copula, (10) be in effect; be or remain in force, (11) remain inactive or immobile, (12) occupy a place or location, also metaphorically.
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An auto warranty is a promise from the manufacturer to stand behind their product. New vehicles come with a warranty as part of a standard package, but used vehicles may or may not come with a warranty.
Two primary types of surfboards are available: longboards and shortboards. Longboards are appropriate for novice surfers who want to stand up while shortboards are designed for more experienced surfers.
The United States flag features 50 stars on a blue background in the left-hand corner, along with thirteen alternating red and white stripes. The 50 stars stand for the fifty current states.
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