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- n. One who stands.
- n. A standel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who stands.
- n. Same as Standel.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which stands.
- n. One who or that which remains in a specified place, situation, state, condition, etc.; specifically, a tree left for growth when other trees are felled.
- n. A supporter; an adherent.
- n. A sentinel; a picket.
- n. plural In the early church, the highest class of penitents: a mistranslation of consistentes (
συνισ, σ1τάμενοι), properly ‘bystanders.’
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an organism (person or animal) that stands
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She said he'll soon need his first power wheelchair, a piece of equipment called a stander that will help straighten his spine, and a machine that will help keep his lungs clear as his condition affects his ability to cough or sneeze.
You could have shot him, you could have been so stricken with panic you shot, and struck an innocent by stander ... or you could have done nothing.
(Viewpoint of a by-stander, and then the crash victim).
And like any other by-stander, we stood by and watched.
Since then, I ask DD about interactions with her peers more and we also talk about how she needs to be a “stand by-er” (supportive) if she sees someone else being bullied rather than simply a by-stander.
Which is why, were we a betting comic fan, we'd guess that the gifted Hickman would extinguish Johnny Storm/Human Torch -- the fire-stander who's literally been busy "enjoying every sandwich," metaphorically or no.
This might make you think I was a passive by-stander in my own romantic and erotic life, either because I really was too much of a nice guy or I was a coward.
And the Tory leader did, of course, get a stander of some duration.
The stander told my uncle that the dogs were raising some kind of cane down there in the bottom not too far from him.
I was listening to my uncle and another stander talking on my radio.