past tense of 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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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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“Stood.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 23 January 2020.

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out of the ordinary or unreasonable

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