stand

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stand is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
stand

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
stand

Third person singular
stands

Simple past
stood

Past participle
stood

Present participle
standing

  1. (intransitive) When you stand, your body is at rest and supported only by your feet.
    I stand in the bus when there are no seats.
    He stood in line at the store for a long time.

Noun[change]

Singular
stand

Plural
stands

  1. A stand is a position or opinion that you plan to defend and not move from.
  2. You put something on a stand to keep it off the ground or floor.
    The clock was on the night stand next to the bed.