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stands

verb
present tense third-person singular of stand

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to occupy a place or location
  • the monument stands in the middle of the town plaza

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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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stands

noun
plural of stand

Synonyms of stands (Entry 2 of 2)

a level usually raised surface
  • marchers passed by the reviewing stand

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“Stands.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/stands. Accessed 8 Aug. 2020.

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