from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of stand.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of stand.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- imp. & p. p. of stand.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Preterit and past participle of stand.
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But, if she stood on the edge of an abyss, at least she _stood_ there, firm on the solid earth.
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.
The acronym stood for “Special Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion.”
The acronym stood for Other Government Agency, which was a euphemism for the CIA.
With a shaking hand I pointed to the spot on the far left side of the tree chart, where her name stood out on one of the highest twigs.
Scratched into the paint, a word stood out: FAGGS!
The acronym stood for “single large or several small.”
The title stood out with arresting clearness on the white paper jacket: _Gold of the Desert_ by _Dene Strange_.
Unless he were efficient, the title stood in his way when he applied for a job, whether as horse jockey or bank clerk.
Undoubtedly the term stood for a variety of theological opinions, all of which were in opposition to the teachings of Rome.