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Idioms about stand

Origin of stand

First recorded before 900; Middle English verb stonde(n), stande(n), Old English standan, stondan; cognate with Old Saxon standan, Middle Dutch standen, Old High German stantan, standa, standan; akin to Latin stāre (intransitive) “to stand, stand up, be standing” sistere (transitive) “to make stand, set up, erect,” Greek histánai “to make stand,” Sanskrit sthā “to stand,” Old Irish at-tá “(he) is”

synonym study for stand

25. See bear1.
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How to use stand in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for stand

stand
/ (stænd) /

verb stands, standing or stood (mainly intr)
noun

Derived forms of stand

stander, noun

Word Origin for stand

Old English standan; related to Old Norse standa, Old High German stantan, Latin stāre to stand; see stead
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Other Idioms and Phrases with stand

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