Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Preterit and past participle of stand.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • imp. & p. p. of stand.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of stand.

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Examples

  • But, if she stood on the edge of an abyss, at least she _stood_ there, firm on the solid earth.

    The Three Sisters

  • On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense.

    Getting Open

  • On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense.

    Getting Open

  • On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense.

    Getting Open

  • On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense.

    Getting Open

  • On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense.

    Getting Open

  • On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense.

    Getting Open

  • The acronym stood for “Special Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion.”

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • The acronym stood for “Special Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion.”

    The Fiddler in the Subway

  • The acronym stood for “Special Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion.”

    The Fiddler in the Subway

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  • Cropped. Sheep are said to be stood, whose ears are cropped, and men who wear their hair very short. --old provincial term from the north of England listed by Grose in his 1787 A Provincial Glossary.

    May 5, 2011