Synonyms and Antonyms of stand
1 to occupy a place or location the monument stands in the middle of the town plaza Synonyms be, bear, lie, sit Related Words command, overlook; hang around, remain, rest, stay, stick around, tarry; await, wait; post, station; dwell, reside
2 to put up with (something painful or difficult) I don't know how you can stand that job Synonyms abide, absorb, accept, bide [chiefly dialect], brook, countenance, endure, go, hack, handle, meet, pocket, bear, stick out, stomach, support, sustain, sweat out, take, tolerate, wear [British]Related Words allow, permit, suffer, swallow; reconcile (to); acquiesce, agree (with or to), assent (to), capitulate, consent (to), respect, submit (to), yield (to)Near Antonyms decline, dismiss, refuse, reject, repudiate, spurn, turn down; combat, contest, fight, oppose, resist; avoid, bypass, circumvent, dodge, elude, escape, evade, miss; abstain (from), forbear, refrain (from)
3 to give what is owed for I'll stand lunch, and you can pay me back later Synonyms ante up, balance, clear, discharge, foot, liquidate, meet, pay off, pay up, pony up, quit, recompense, settle, spring (for), payAntonyms repudiate
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 Synonyms be, grade, place, rate, rankRelated Words seed; count; categorize, class, classify, codify, compartmentalize, group, separate, set, sort; install, instate
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