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Idioms for stand

Origin of stand

First recorded before 900; Middle English standen (verb), Old English standan; cognate with Old Saxon standan, Middle Dutch standen, Old High German stantan, standa, standan; akin to Latin stāre “to stand,” sistere, Greek histánai “to make stand,” Sanskrit sthā “to stand,” Old Irish at-tá “(he) is”

SYNONYMS FOR stand

synonym study for stand

25. See bear1.
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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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Idioms and Phrases with stand

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