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''To position or be positioned physically.''
(quote-book)| title=(w)| chapter=5| passage=Then came a maid with hand-bag and shawls, and after her a tall young lady. She stood for a moment holding her skirt above the grimy steps,(nb..), and the light of the reflector fell full upon her.
To rise to one’s feet; to up.
To remain motionless.
1611, ''(w) of the (w)'', (w) 2:9,https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Matthew+2&version=KJV
- The star, which they saw in the east, went before them, till it came and stood over where the young child was.
- Turning back, then, toward the basement staircase, she began to grope her way through blinding darkness, but had taken only a few uncertain steps when, of a sudden, she stopped short and for a little stood like a stricken thing, quite motionless save that she quaked to her very marrow in the grasp of a great and enervating fear.
(RQ:Jefferies Amateur Poacher)
(RQ:Orwell Animal Farm)
- He seized the gun which always stood in a corner of his bedroom(nb..).
To place in an upright or standing position.
1774, (w), ''The History of Jamaica. Or, General Survey of the Antient and Modern State of that Island'', volume 2, book 2, chapter 7, (gbooks):
- The chapel ſtands on the South ſide of the ſquare, near the governor’s houſe.
2017 October 2, "Las Vegas shooting: At least 58 dead at Mandalay Bay Hotel", in (monospace), (w):
- Las Vegas police say the number of people injured now stands at 515.
To measure when erect on the feet.
1855, (w), ''Maud'', XIII, 1. in ''(w)'', London: Edward Moxon, p. 44,https://archive.org/details/maudotherpoems00tennrich
- His face, as I grant, in spite of spite, / Has a broad-blown comeliness, red and white, / And six feet two, as I think, he stands;
c. 1590, (w), ''(w)'', Act V, Scene 6,http://www.opensourceshakespeare.org/views/plays/play_view.php?WorkID=henry6p3&Scope=entire&pleasewait=1&msg=pl
- many an orphan’s water-standing eye
1651, (w), ''A True and Historical Relation of the Poysoning of Sir Thomas Overbury'', London: John Benson & John Playford, “Sir ''Jervas'' his Confession,” p. 71,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A28503.0001.001
- now my heart beginneth to melt within me being wounded (with that the tears stood in his eyes) to see the faces of some here present, whom J most earnestly love, and now must depart from with shame (..)
1722, (w), ''(w)'', London: W. Chetwood & T. Edling, p. 222,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004843555.0001.000
- he pull’d me up again, and then giving me two or three Kisses again, thank’d me for my kind yielding to him; and was so overcome with the Satisfaction and Joy of it, that I saw Tears stand in his Eyes.
1844, (w), ''(w)'', London: Chapman & Hall, Chapter 32, p. 380,https://archive.org/details/adventuresoflife00dickrich
- He takes me half-price to the play, to an extent which I sometimes fear is beyond his means; and I see the tears a standing in his eyes during the whole performance (..)
''To position or be positioned mentally.''
To be positioned to gain or lose.
(quote-book)| chapter=7| title=http://openlibrary.org/works/OL5535161W Mr. Pratt's Patients| passage=“… if you call my duds a ‘livery’ again there'll be trouble. It's bad enough to go around togged out like a life saver on a drill day, but I can stand that 'cause I'm paid for it. What I won't stand is to have them togs called a livery.(nb..).”
To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.
February 2, 1712, (w), ''The Spectator'' No. 291
- readers by whose judgment I would stand or fall
To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition.
- The king granted the Jews(..)to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life.
July 29, 1660, (w), sermon preached at St. Mary's Church in Oxon
- the standing pattern of their imitation
To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.
- sacrifices(..)which stood only in meats and drinks
- Accomplish what your signs foreshow; / I stand resigned, and am prepared to go.
(RQ:Scott Woodstock), and that I may not tarry.
''To position or be positioned socially.''
To act as an umpire.
- Love stood the siege.
- Bid him disband his legions,(..)/ And stand the judgment of a Roman senate.
To seek election.
1678, (w), ''The Life of Robert Sanderson''
- He stood to be elected one of the proctors of the university.
To be valid.
To oppose, usually as a team, in competition.
1957, (w), ''Basketball Sparkplug'', Ch.7:
- "Kim, Jack, and I will stand you guys," Jimmie Burdette said. ¶ "We'll smear you!" laughed Ron.
(circa) R. J. Childerhose, ''Hockey Fever in Goganne Falls'', p.95:
- The game stopped while sides were sorted out. Andy did the sorting. "Okay," he said. "Jimmy is coming out. He and Gaston and Ike and me will stand you guys."
1978, (w), ''Sideways Stories from Wayside School'', Ch.21:
- "Hey, Louis," Dameon shouted. "Do you want to play kickball?" ¶ ""All right," said Louis. "Ron and I will both play."(..)¶ "Ron and I will stand everybody!" Louis announced.
To cover the expense of; to pay for.
To have or maintain a position, order, or rank; to be in a particular relation.
To be consistent; to agree; to accord.
c. 1619, (w) and (w), ''The Fatal Dowry''
- Doubt me not; by heaven, I will do nothing / But what may stand with honour.
To appear in court.
1630, John Smith, ''True Travels'', in Kupperman 1988, p.40:
- To repaire his defects, hee stood for the coast of Calabria, but hearing there was six or seven Galleyes at Mesina hee departed thence for Malta(nb..).
To remain without ruin or injury.
- My mind on its own centre stands unmov'd.
(RQ:Byron Childe Harold)
To stop asking for more cards; to keep one's hand as it has been dealt so far.
October 2, 1712, (w), ''The Spectator'' No. 499
- I took my stand upon an eminence(..)to look into their several ladings.
A period of performance in a given location or venue.
A device to hold something upright or aloft.
- There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
A contiguous group of trees sufficiently uniform in age-class distribution, composition, and structure, and growing on a site of sufficiently uniform quality, to be a distinguishable unit.
A standstill, a motionless state, as of someone confused, or a hunting dog who has found game.
1625, (w), “Of Truth”, ''Essays''
- One of the later school of the Grecians, examineth the matter, and is at a stand, to think what should be in it, that men should love lies; where neither they make for pleasure, as with poets, nor for advantage, as with the merchant; but for the lie’s sake.
1819, (w), ''(w)'', I.168:
- Antonia's patience now was at a stand— "Come, come, 't is no time now for fooling there," She whispered(..)
A designated spot where someone or something may stand or wait.
The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.
1927, Herbert Asbury, ''The Gangs of New York: An Informal History of the Underworld'', Paragon House (1990), (ISBN), p.170:
- The police and troops captured eleven thousand stand of arms, including muskets and pistols, together with several thousand bludgeons and other weapons.
Rank; post; station; standing.
- Father, since your fortune did attain So high a stand, I mean not to descend.
A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree.
A location or position where one may stand.
c. 1604 ''Measure for Measure'' by William Shakespeare
- Come, I have found you out a stand most fit, / Where you may have such vantage on the duke, / He shall not pass you.
score (of a game, match)
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a (l) (q)
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