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Synonyms for stand

Synonyms for (noun) stand

Synonyms: stand Definition: a defensive effort Usage: the army made a final stand at the Rhone

Similar words: defence, defense, defensive measure Definition: (military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies Usage: they died in the defense of Stalingrad; they were developed for the defense program

Synonyms: stand Definition: a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance Usage: a one-night stand

Similar words: stop, stopover, layover Definition: a brief stay in the course of a journey Usage: they made a stopover to visit their friends

Synonyms: bandstand, outdoor stage, stand Definition: a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

Similar words: platform Definition: a raised horizontal surface Usage: the speaker mounted the platform

Synonyms: base, stand, pedestal Definition: a support or foundation Usage: the base of the lamp

Similar words: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: stand, rack Definition: a support for displaying various articles Usage: the newspapers were arranged on a rack

Similar words: support Definition: any device that bears the weight of another thing Usage: there was no place to attach supports for a shelf

Synonyms: stall, stand, sales booth Definition: a booth where articles are displayed for sale

Similar words: booth Definition: a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment

Synonyms: stand Definition: tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)

Similar words: tiered seat Definition: seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front

Synonyms: stand Definition: a small table for holding articles of various kinds Usage: a bedside stand

Similar words: table Definition: a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs Usage: it was a sturdy table

Synonyms: viewpoint, point of view, stand, standpoint Definition: a mental position from which things are viewed Usage: we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians; teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events

Similar words: stance, position, posture Definition: a rationalized mental attitude

Synonyms: tie-up, stand, standstill Definition: an interruption of normal activity

Similar words: halt, stop Definition: the event of something ending Usage: it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill

Synonyms: stand Definition: a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area Usage: they cut down a stand of trees

Similar words: botany, flora, vegetation Definition: all the plant life in a particular region or period Usage: Pleistocene vegetation; the flora of southern California; the botany of China

Synonyms: stand Definition: the position where a thing or person stands

Similar words: position, place Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms for (verb) stand

Synonyms: endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, stand, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach Definition: put up with something or somebody unpleasant Usage: 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

Similar words: let, countenance, permit, allow Definition: consent to, give permission Usage: She permitted her son to visit her estranged husband; I won't let the police search her basement; I cannot allow you to see your exam

Synonyms: stand Definition: have or maintain a position or stand on an issue Usage: Where do you stand on the War?

Similar words: evaluate, judge, pass judgment Definition: form a critical opinion of Usage: I cannot judge some works of modern art; How do you evaluate this grant proposal? We shouldn't pass judgment on other people

Synonyms: stand, resist, fend Definition: withstand the force of something Usage: The trees resisted her; stand the test of time; The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow

Similar words: fight, fight back, fight down, oppose, defend Definition: fight against or resist strongly Usage: The senator said he would oppose the bill; Don't fight it!

Synonyms: stand Definition: be available for stud services Usage: male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females

Similar words: serve, service Definition: mate with Usage: male animals serve the females for breeding purposes

Synonyms: stand, stand up Definition: be standing; be upright Usage: We had to stand for the entire performance!

Similar words: rest Definition: not move; be in a resting position

Synonyms: stand, stand up, place upright Definition: put into an upright position Usage: Can you stand the bookshelf up?

Similar words: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: stand Definition: be in some specified state or condition Usage: I stand corrected

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer

Synonyms: stand, remain firm Definition: hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright Usage: I am standing my ground and won't give in!

Similar words: withstand, stand firm, hold out, resist Definition: stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

Synonyms: stand Definition: be tall; have a height of; copula Usage: She stands 6 feet tall

Similar words: measure Definition: have certain dimensions Usage: This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches

Synonyms: stand Definition: be in effect; be or remain in force Usage: The law stands!

Similar words: continue Definition: exist over a prolonged period of time Usage: The bad weather continued for two more weeks

Synonyms: stand Definition: remain inactive or immobile Usage: standing water

Similar words: remain, rest, stay Definition: stay the same; remain in a certain state Usage: The dress remained wet after repeated attempts to dry it; rest assured; stay alone; He remained unmoved by her tears; The bad weather continued for another week

Synonyms: stand Definition: occupy a place or location, also metaphorically Usage: We stand on common ground

Similar words: be Definition: have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun) Usage: John is rich; This is not a good answer