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definition of the word stand

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Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
everything six comes #500: stand past suppose else

Old English standan, from Proto-Germanic *standan, form Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

Infinitive
to stand

Third person singular
stands

Simple past
stood

Past participle
stood or archaic standen

Present participle
standing

to stand (third-person singular simple present stands, present participle standing, simple past stood, past participle stood or archaic standen)

  1. (intransitive) To be upright, support oneself on the feet in an erect position.
    Here I stand, wondering what to do next.
  2. (intransitive) To rise to one's feet; to stand up.
    Stand up, walk to the refrigerator, and get your own snack.
  3. (intransitive) To remain motionless.
    Do not leave your car standing in the road.
  4. (intransitive, cricket) To act as an umpire.
  5. (intransitive) To undergo; withstand; hold up.
    The works of Shakespeare have stood the test of time.
  6. (transitive, negative) To tolerate.
    I can't stand when people don't read the instructions.
    I can't stand her.
  7. (transitive) To place in an upright or standing position.
    He stood the broom in a corner and took a break.
  8. (intransitive, UK) To seek election
    He is standing for election to the local council


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