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stand

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a level usually raised surface
  • Marchers passed by the reviewing stand.
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stand

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1 to occupy a place or location
  • The monument stands in the middle of the town plaza.
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be, bear, lie, sit

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2 to put up with (something painful or difficult)
  • I don't know how you can stand that job.
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Phrases Synonymous with stand

live with, lump (it), stand for, tough out (it)

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3 to give what is owed for
  • I'll stand lunch, and you can pay me back later.
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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.
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Synonym Discussion of stand

bear, suffer, endure, abide, tolerate, stand mean to put up with something trying or painful. bear usually implies the power to sustain without flinching or breaking.
    • forced to bear a tragic loss
suffer often suggests acceptance or passivity rather than courage or patience in bearing.
    • suffering many insults
endure implies continuing firm or resolute through trials and difficulties.
    • endured years of rejection
abide suggests acceptance without resistance or protest.
    • cannot abide their rudeness
tolerate suggests overcoming or successfully controlling an impulse to resist, avoid, or resent something injurious or distasteful.
    • refused to tolerate such treatment
stand emphasizes even more strongly the ability to bear without discomposure or flinching.
    • unable to stand teasing


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