stand over

verb

Definition of stand over

 (Entry 1 of 2)

intransitive verb

: to await consideration or settlement at a later date resolution will stand over until the following session

transitive verb

: to put off : postpone

standover

adjective

Definition of standover (Entry 2 of 2)

: making new growth the next year after harvest standover crop of sugar cane standover cotton — compare ratoon

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Adjective

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“Stand over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20over. Accessed 25 Nov. 2020.

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