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.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word stand.
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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Elon Musk has become his own worst enemy. Will Musk recover or are we witnessing the downfall of one of the most promising entrepreneurs in business.
By Brittain Ladd, Contributor. Forbes. Monday, 16 Jul 2018 14:14:00 -0400.
WASHINGTON - US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin met at the presidential palace in Finland's capital Helsinki on Monday (July 16) for a summit with Mr Trump dogged by criticism at home over his stand on Russia.
Straits Times. Tuesday, 17 Jul 2018 00:28:02 +0800.
Mercedes-Benz and BMW stand to lose most from tit-for-tat import tariffs imposed first by the U.S. on China and then reciprocated. Unfortunately for both, there isn't much they can do to shield themselves from the fallout.
AutoNews.com. Monday, 16 Jul 2018 00:01:00 EST. Subscription required.