Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun stand

12 senses of stand

Sense 1
base, pedestal, stand -- (a support or foundation; "the base of the lamp")
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 2
stand -- (the position where a thing or person stands)
       => position, place -- (the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place")

Sense 3
stand -- (a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; "they cut down a stand of trees")
       => vegetation, flora, botany -- (all the plant life in a particular region or period; "Pleistocene vegetation"; "the flora of southern California"; "the botany of China")

Sense 4
stand -- (a small table for holding articles of various kinds; "a bedside stand")
       => table -- (a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table")

Sense 5
rack, stand -- (a support for displaying various articles; "the newspapers were arranged on a rack")
       => support -- (any device that bears the weight of another thing; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf")

Sense 6
stand, standstill, tie-up -- (an interruption of normal activity)
       => stop, halt -- (the event of something ending; "it came to a stop at the bottom of the hill")

Sense 7
point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint -- (a mental position from which things are viewed; "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians"; "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events")
       => position, stance, posture -- (a rationalized mental attitude)

Sense 8
stall, stand, sales booth -- (a booth where articles are displayed for sale)
       => booth -- (a small shop at a fair; for selling goods or entertainment)

Sense 9
stand -- (a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; "a one-night stand")
       => stop, stopover, layover -- (a brief stay in the course of a journey; "they made a stopover to visit their friends")

Sense 10
stand -- (tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade))
       => tiered seat -- (seating that is arranged in sloping tiers so that spectators in the back can see over the heads of those in front)

Sense 11
bandstand, outdoor stage, stand -- (a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air)
       => platform -- (a raised horizontal surface; "the speaker mounted the platform")

Sense 12
stand -- (a defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone")
       => defense, defence, defensive measure -- ((military) military action or resources protecting a country against potential enemies; "they died in the defense of Stalingrad"; "they were developed for the defense program")

Antonyms of verb stand

2 of 12 senses of stand

Sense 1
stand, stand up -- (be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")
       Antonym of sit (Sense 1)
      => sit, sit down -- (be seated)
       Antonym of lie (Sense 2)
      => lie -- (be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position; "The sick man lay in bed all day"; "the books are lying on the shelf")

Sense 4
stand, remain firm -- (hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!")
       Antonym of yield (Sense 5)
      => yield, relent, soften -- (give in, as to influence or pressure)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stand

12 senses of stand

Sense 1
stand, stand up -- (be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")
       => rest -- (not move; be in a resting position)
          Phrasal Verb-> stand up#1

Sense 2
stand -- (be in some specified state or condition; "I stand corrected")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")
          Phrasal Verb-> stand for#3; stand out#1; stand out#2; stand by#1; stand by#3; stand firm#1

Sense 3
stand -- (occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; "We stand on common ground")
       => be -- (have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun); "John is rich"; "This is not a good answer")

Sense 4
stand, remain firm -- (hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; "I am standing my ground and won't give in!")
       => resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm -- (stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something)

Sense 5
digest, endure, stick out, stomach, bear, stand, tolerate, support, brook, abide, suffer, put up -- (put up with something or somebody unpleasant; "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")
       => permit, allow, let, countenance -- (consent to, give permission; "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")

Sense 6
stand -- (have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; "Where do you stand on the War?")
       => evaluate, pass judgment, judge -- (form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people")

Sense 7
stand -- (remain inactive or immobile; "standing water")
       => stay, remain, rest -- (stay the same; remain in a certain state; "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")

Sense 8
stand -- (be in effect; be or remain in force; "The law stands!")
       => continue -- (exist over a prolonged period of time; "The bad weather continued for two more weeks")

Sense 9
stand -- (be tall; have a height of; copula; "She stands 6 feet tall")
       => measure -- (have certain dimensions; "This table surfaces measures 20inches by 36 inches")

Sense 10
stand, stand up, place upright -- (put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 11
resist, stand, fend -- (withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow")
       => fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend -- (fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!")

Sense 12
stand -- (be available for stud services; "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females")
       => serve, service -- (mate with; "male animals serve the females for breeding purposes")

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