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The community of developers whose work you see on the Web, who probably don't know what ADO or UML or JPA even stand for, deploy better systems at less cost in less time at lower risk than we see in the Enterprise. This is true even when you factor in the greater flexibility and velocity of startups.
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Meaning of "stand" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD STAND

Old English standan; related to Old Norse standa, Old High German stantan, Latin stāre to stand.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF STAND

stand  [stænd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF STAND

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Stand is a verb and can also act as a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb stand in English.

WHAT DOES STAND MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Stand

Stand may refer to: ▪ The upright position of standing ▪ Stand, Greater Manchester, a residential area in the Metropolitan Borough of Manchester, England ▪ A partnership in cricket ▪ STAND: A Student Anti-Genocide Coalition ▪ The Stand Comedy Club, in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle upon Tyne ▪ ST And, a variable star...

Definition of stand in the English dictionary

The first definition of stand in the dictionary is to be or cause to be in an erect or upright position. Other definition of stand is to rise to, assume, or maintain an upright position. Stand is also to have a specified height when standing.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO STAND

PRESENT

Present
I stand
you stand
he/she/it stands
we stand
you stand
they stand
Present continuous
I am standing
you are standing
he/she/it is standing
we are standing
you are standing
they are standing
Present perfect
I have stood
you have stood
he/she/it has stood
we have stood
you have stood
they have stood
Present perfect continuous
I have been standing
you have been standing
he/she/it has been standing
we have been standing
you have been standing
they have been standing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I stood
you stood
he/she/it stood
we stood
you stood
they stood
Past continuous
I was standing
you were standing
he/she/it was standing
we were standing
you were standing
they were standing
Past perfect
I had stood
you had stood
he/she/it had stood
we had stood
you had stood
they had stood
Past perfect continuous
I had been standing
you had been standing
he/she/it had been standing
we had been standing
you had been standing
they had been standing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will stand
you will stand
he/she/it will stand
we will stand
you will stand
they will stand
Future continuous
I will be standing
you will be standing
he/she/it will be standing
we will be standing
you will be standing
they will be standing
Future perfect
I will have stood
you will have stood
he/she/it will have stood
we will have stood
you will have stood
they will have stood
Future perfect continuous
I will have been standing
you will have been standing
he/she/it will have been standing
we will have been standing
you will have been standing
they will have been standing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would stand
you would stand
he/she/it would stand
we would stand
you would stand
they would stand
Conditional continuous
I would be standing
you would be standing
he/she/it would be standing
we would be standing
you would be standing
they would be standing
Conditional perfect
I would have stand
you would have stand
he/she/it would have stand
we would have stand
you would have stand
they would have stand
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been standing
you would have been standing
he/she/it would have been standing
we would have been standing
you would have been standing
they would have been standing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you stand
we let´s stand
you stand
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to stand
Past participle
stood
Present Participle
standing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH STAND


bandstand
ˈbændˌstænd
bookstand
ˈbʊkstænd
grandstand
ˈɡrænˌstænd
handstand
ˈhændˌstænd
hardstand
ˈhɑːdˌstænd
headstand
ˈhɛdˌstænd
homestand
ˈhəʊmˌstænd
inkstand
ˈɪŋkˌstænd
kickstand
ˈkɪkˌstænd
lampstand
ˈlæmpˌstænd
misunderstand
ˌmɪsʌndəˈstænd
newsstand
ˈnjuːzˌstænd
outstand
ˌaʊtˈstænd
overstand
ˌəʊvəˈstænd
suntanned
ˈsʌnˌtænd
tanned
tænd
understand
ˌʌndəˈstænd
upstand
ʌpˈstænd
washstand
ˈwɒʃˌstænd
withstand
wɪðˈstænd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE STAND

stanchless
stand a chance
stand bail
stand by
stand down
stand easy
stand fast
stand for
stand guard
stand in
stand in a person´s light
stand oil
stand on
stand on ceremony
stand on one´s own feet
stand one´s ground
stand out
stand over
stand pat
stand someone in good stead

WORDS THAT END LIKE STAND

bedstand
cabstand
cake stand
caskstand
coatstand
concession stand
hall stand
hat stand
hatstand
music stand
night stand
one-night stand
reviewing stand
rickstand
ringstand
Rostand
taxi stand
umbrella stand

Synonyms and antonyms of stand in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «STAND»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «stand» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of stand

Translation of «stand» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF STAND

Find out the translation of stand to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of stand from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «stand» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

站立
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

estar en pie
570 millions of speakers

English

stand
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

खड़े
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

يَقِفُ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

стоять
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ficar em pé
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

থাকা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

être debout
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berdiri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

stehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

立つ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

서다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ngadeg
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

đứng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நிற்க
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उभे राहा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

durmak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stare in piedi
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

wstać
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

стояти
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

a sta în picioare
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

στέκομαι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

staan
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

stå
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stå
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of stand

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «STAND»

The term «stand» is very widely used and occupies the 1.650 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «STAND» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «stand» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «stand» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about stand

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10 QUOTES WITH «STAND»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word stand.
1
Grace Abbott
I stand on the sidewalk watching it because the responsibility is mine and I must, I take a very firm hold on the handles of the baby carriage and I wheel it into the traffic.
2
Aaron Allston
I'm content to stand on tradition. I'm even more content to wipe my feet on it.
3
Susan B. Anthony
I declare to you that woman must not depend upon the protection of man, but must be taught to protect herself, and there I take my stand.
4
Joe Arpaio
Everything I did in the jails - chain gangs, everything - I haven't changed the policy. I did it, I stand by it, and I'm not going to change.
5
Evelyn Ashford
Now, I talk to athletes who answer questions with a 'yeah'. I realize I used to do that. Or they answer very quickly and you stand there trying to come up with another question to ask. I've seen both sides and it's been very educational.
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Maria Bamford
In my stand up, I think I try to be less energetic because I feel embarrassed about how much enthusiasm I have. There's something about acting like I don't care, or if I act like I haven't spent enough time on it, it seems to go better. If I act like I'm really trying to sell it, it doesn't go as well.
7
Gary Bauer
Environmentalists have been outspoken in their support of smaller family size and abortion rights as keys to reducing global warming. But when it comes to immigration, the single biggest contributor to population growth in the industrial world, they stand largely silent.
8
Dennis C. Blair
I think American interests are served when there are sections of the world that have representative governments, politically open economic systems, and are willing to take a stand against some of the more extreme ideologies that there are around the world.
9
Tim Bray
The community of developers whose work you see on the Web, who probably don't know what ADO or UML or JPA even stand for, deploy better systems at less cost in less time at lower risk than we see in the Enterprise. This is true even when you factor in the greater flexibility and velocity of startups.
10
Karel Capek
You still stand watch, O human star, burning without a flicker, perfect flame, bright and resourceful spirit. Each of your rays a great idea - O torch which passes from hand to hand, from age to age, world without end.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «STAND»

Discover the use of stand in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to stand and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Stand
As the dark man and the peaceful woman gather power, the survivors will have to choose between them—and ultimately decide the fate of all humanity. (This edition includes all of the new and restored material first published in The Stand: ...
Stephen King, 2008
2
Clutter's Last Stand
An updated guide to organization offers good-natured, practical guidance in ridding homes, offices, and lives of clutter and, thereby, enhancing one's relationships, emotional well-being, and personal growth.
Don Aslett, 2005
3
Stand-up Comedy in Theory, Or, Abjection in America
A cultural theory of stand-up comedy. "John Limon's book opens up exciting new possibilities in cultural studies.
John Limon, 2000
4
Here I Stand
The much beleaguered black singer's 1958 statement on the Negro culture in America is introduced by a short background history
Paul Robeson, 1988
5
Stand-up Comedy: The Book
The authur states that she will teach comedy, but to be funny she gives experienced advice, gives assignments, and gives examples from established comedians
Judy Carter, 1989
6
Here I Stand: A Life of Martin Luther
Presents the life of the German monk, whose protest against some of the doctrines of the Catholic Church led to the Protestant Reformation.
Roland Herbert Bainton, 2013
7
Stand Up Paddling: Flatwater to Surf and Rivers
The first and only guide to the country's fastest growing sport. Longtime stand up paddler and instructor Rob Casey has authored the first and only comprehensive guide to stand up paddling.
Rob Casey, 2011
8
A Place to Stand
The story of Jimmy Santiago Baca, "winner of the Pushcart Prize and the American Book Award, ... called an heir to Pablo Neruda, ... [who] at the age of twenty-one ... was illiterate and facing five to ten years in a maximum-security prison ...
Jimmy Santiago Baca, 2007
9
A Look at Life from a Deer Stand Devotional
This book is an ideal gift for Chapman_s fans, hunters, outdoors enthusiasts, and any man who takes aim at spiritual growth in his life.
Steve Chapman, 2009
10
Zen and the Art of Stand-Up Comedy
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Jay Sankey, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «STAND»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term stand is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Gay and Transgender Catholics Urge Pope Francis to Take a Stand
Lui Akira Francesco Matsuo said he was standing in line for communion one Sunday at his Roman Catholic church in Detroit when a fellow parishioner pulled ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
2
Can the Giant Stand on Its Own?
China's economy is, by one measure, bigger than that of the United States. As the ”China Factor” series in The Times makes clear, its global ambitions and ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
3
How paralyzed patients are able to stand again
"I can stand up for more than half an hour," said Dustin Shillcox, who was paralyzed in a car accident five years ago. "It's awesome. It's amazing. It's a hopeful ... «CNN, Jul 15»
4
Man accused of toppling girls' lemonade stand and fleeing with $30
An 18-year-old Riverside man was arrested on suspicion of overturning two teenage girls' lemonade stand and absconding with their pink and turquoise money ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
5
What Stand-Alone GPS Devices Do That Smartphones Can't
In Europe, TomTom's stand-alone GPS business is growing, Ms. Vigreux said, as customers look for ways to avoid smartphone and data roaming charges when ... «New York Times, Jul 15»
6
What I Learned From Re-Reading Stephen King's The Stand
I was twelve the first time I read Stephen King's The Stand. My dad read it before I did. We were on vacation, and I saw him with the paperback, the edition with ... «io9, Jul 15»
7
Here We Stand: An Evangelical Declaration on Marriage
As evangelical Christians, we dissent from the court's ruling that redefines marriage. The state did not create the family, and should not try to recreate the family ... «ChristianityToday.com, Jun 15»
8
Who was Stand Watie?
Born in Georgia, Stand Watie left his native Cherokee lands behind in the 1830s, after signing a controversial treaty accepting removal to Oklahoma's Indian ... «History, Jun 15»
9
The LeanChair Lets You Sit, Stand And Work At The Same Time
There are standing desks, treadmill desks and "breathing" desks, and now there is a leaning desk. It's called the LeanChair, and the inventor, software developer ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
10
MTA may be phasing out 'Stand clear of the closing doors'
The subway system's famous announcement, “Stand clear of the closing doors, please,” could be approaching the end of the line — and the man who voiced the ... «New York Post, Jun 15»

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