stand trial

Definition of stand trial

  1. :  to be on trial in a court of law

Word by Word Definitions

standplay
  1. :  to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

    :  to be a specified height when fully erect

    :  to rise to an erect position

  1. :  a halt for defense or resistance

    :  an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

    :  a stop made to give a performance

trialplay
  1. :  the action or process of trying or putting to the proof :  test

    :  a preliminary contest (as in a sport)

    :  the formal examination before a competent tribunal of the matter in issue in a civil or criminal cause in order to determine such issue

  1. :  of, relating to, or used in a trial

    :  made or done as a test or experiment

    :  used or tried out in a test or experiment


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