Stand

Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. t. 1. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. [1913 Webster]

2. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. ``Love stood the siege.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

He stood the furious foe. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To abide by; to submit to; to suffer. [1913 Webster]

Bid him disband his legions, . . . And stand the judgment of a Roman senate. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

4. To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet. [1913 Webster]

5. To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat. [Colloq.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

{To stand fire}, to receive the fire of arms from an enemy without giving way.

{To stand one's ground}, to keep the ground or station one has taken; to maintain one's position. ``Peasants and burghers, however brave, are unable to stand their ground against veteran soldiers.'' --Macaulay.

{To stand trial}, to sustain the trial or examination of a cause; not to give up without trial. [1913 Webster]


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