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.
The following articles provide recent stand-related news.
This week in our School Matters series, we are focusing on the price of college admission, especially when you play by the rules. Many high school seniors and their parents are waiting for decisions from admissions offices. ...
CBS News. Friday, 22 Mar 2019 13:36:51 +0000.
Prosecutors will call more witnesses to the stand in the trial of a white former East Pittsburgh police officer charged in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.
Ramesh Santanam. Fox News. Thursday, 21 Mar 2019 14:49:36 GMT.
Katie Price will stand trial after she denied two charges of abusive and threatening behaviour outside a school during a row with her ex-partner's girlfriend.
Sky News. Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019 12:39:00 +0000.
When we must have a meeting, we all stand up. With no one allowed to settle into the comforting folds of a beanbag, or eat snacks, we speed through our agenda and then disperse like a flashmob.
By Barnaby Lashbrooke, Contributor. Forbes. Tuesday, 19 Mar 2019 11:34:00 -0400.