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stand

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of stand

  1. a level usually raised surface <marchers passed by the reviewing stand> Synonyms dais, podium, rostrum, stage, platform, tribuneRelated Words altar, bimah (also bima), footpace, pulpit; riser, scaffold; balcony, gallery




stand

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of stand

  1. 1 to occupy a place or location <the monument stands in the middle of the town plaza> Synonyms be, bear, lie, sit Related Words command, overlook; hang around, remain, rest, stay, stick around, tarry; await, wait; post, station; dwell, reside

  2. 2 to put up with (something painful or difficult) <I don't know how you can stand that job> Synonyms abide, absorb, accept, bide [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, pocket, bear, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear [British]Related Words allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)Near Antonyms decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)

  3. 3 to give what is owed for <I'll stand lunch, and you can pay me back later> Synonyms ante up, balance, clear, discharge, foot, liquidate, meet, pay off, pay up, pony up, quit, recompense, settle, spring (for), payAntonyms repudiate

  4. 4 to take or have a certain position within a group arranged in vertical classes <if the city's baseball team wins today, they will stand first in the league> Synonyms be, grade, place, rate, rankRelated Words seed; count; categorize, class, classify, codify, compartmentalize, group, separate, set, sort; install, instate




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