stand over

1 of 2

verb

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

2 of 2

adjective

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

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

from the phrase stand over

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“Stand over.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stand%20over. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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