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stood British & World English

Past and past participle of stand.

stood in stand British & World English

Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one’s feet

stand British & World English

Rise to one’s feet

stand at in stand British & World English

Be at (a particular level or value)

stand by in stand British & World English

Be present while something bad is happening but fail to take any action to stop it

stand on in stand British & World English

Be scrupulous in the observance of

stand to in stand British & World English

Stand ready for an attack, especially one before dawn or after dark

stand up in stand British & World English

(Of an argument, claim, evidence, etc.) remain valid after close scrutiny or analysis

stand by British & World English

Be present while something bad is happening but fail to take any action to stop it

stand on British & World English

Be scrupulous in the observance of

stand to British & World English

Stand ready for an attack, especially one before dawn or after dark

stand up British & World English

(Of an argument, claim, evidence, etc.) remain valid after close scrutiny or analysis

stand pat in pat2 British & World English

Stick stubbornly to one’s opinion or decision

stand pat British & World English

Stick stubbornly to one’s opinion or decision

stand for in stand British & World English

Be an abbreviation of or symbol for

stand out in stand British & World English

Project from a surface

stand for British & World English

Be an abbreviation of or symbol for

stand off British & World English

Move or keep away

stand out British & World English

Project from a surface

go bail in bail1 British & World English

Act as surety for an accused person

go bail British & World English

Act as surety for an accused person

firm1 British & World English

In a resolute and determined manner

keep guard British & World English

Act as a guard

idle British & World English

(Especially of a machine or factory) not active or in use

stand sentry in sentry British & World English

Keep guard or control access to a place

stand sentry British & World English

Keep guard or control access to a place

stand treat in stand British & World English

Bear the expense of treating someone to something

stand trial in stand British & World English

Be tried in a court of law

stand aside in stand British & World English

Take no action to prevent, or not involve oneself in, something that is happening

stand back in stand British & World English

Withdraw from a situation emotionally in order to view it more objectively

stand down in stand British & World English

Withdraw or resign from a position or office

stand over in stand British & World English

Stand close to (someone) so as to watch, supervise, or intimidate them

stand treat British & World English

Bear the expense of treating someone to something

stand trial British & World English

Be tried in a court of law

stand aside British & World English

Take no action to prevent, or not involve oneself in, something that is happening

stand back British & World English

Withdraw from a situation emotionally in order to view it more objectively

stand down British & World English

Withdraw or resign from a position or office

stand down in stand down British & World English

Relax or cause to relax after a state of readiness

stand over British & World English

Stand close to (someone) so as to watch, supervise, or intimidate them

stand over in stand over British & World English

Be postponed or postpone to be dealt with at a later date

stand surety in surety British & World English

Become a surety; stand bail

stand surety British & World English

Become a surety; stand bail

walk tall in tall British & World English

Be proud and confident


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