Textual thesaurus for "stand"

(noun) bandstand, outdoor stage

a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

(noun) base, pedestal

a support or foundation

the base of the lamp

(noun) rack

a support for displaying various articles

the newspapers were arranged on a rack

(noun) stall, sales booth

a booth where articles are displayed for sale

(noun) viewpoint, point of view, 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

(noun) tie-up, standstill

an interruption of normal activity

(verb) endure, put up, digest, bear, abide, brook, suffer, support, tolerate, stick out, stomach

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

(verb) resist, 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

(verb) stand up

be standing; be upright

We had to stand for the entire performance!

(verb) stand up, place upright

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!