a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air
a support or foundation
the base of the lamp
a support for displaying various articles
the newspapers were arranged on a rack
a booth where articles are displayed for sale
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
an interruption of normal activity
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
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
(verb) stand up
be standing; be upright
We had to stand for the entire performance!
put into an upright position
Can you stand the bookshelf up?
(verb) remain firm
hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
I am standing my ground and won't give in!