the stands

Definition of the stands

  1. :  the rows of seats in a stadium that people sit in when they are watching a sports event, concert, etc. The ball was hit into the stands.

Word by Word Definitions

standplay stands
  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


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up the stands? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to cast off or become cast off

Get Word of the Day daily email!