Bedeutung von “stand” — Learner’s Dictionary


verb us uk /stænd/ past tense and past participle stood

A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet:

We'd been standing for hours.
He's standing over there, next to Karen.

Mehr Beispiele

RISE [ I ] also stand up

A2 to rise to a vertical position on your feet from sitting or lying down:

I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly.
Please stand when the bride arrives.
stand in line US UK queue

to wait for something as part of a line of people:

We stood in line all afternoon.
stand (sth) in/against/by, etc sth

B2 to be in or to put something in a particular place or position:

His walking stick stood by the door.
You'll have to stand the sofa on its end to get it through the door.
can't stand sb/sth informal

B1 to hate someone or something:

I can't stand him.
[ + doing sth ] She can't stand doing housework.

to be able to accept or deal with a difficult situation:

She couldn't stand the pressures of the job.
The pain was more than he could stand.
stand at sth

to be at a particular level, amount, height, etc:

Inflation currently stands at 3 percent.
where you stand on sth

what your opinion is about something:

We asked the senator where she stood on gun control.
where you stand (with sb)

what someone thinks about you, how they expect you to behave, and how they are likely to behave:

She said she will never leave her husband, so now at least I know where I stand.

If an offer still stands, it still exists:

You're welcome to visit any time - my invitation still stands.
as it stands

as something is now, without changes in it:

The law as it stands is very unclear.
stand trial

If someone stands trial, they appear in a law court where people decide if they are guilty of a crime:

to stand trial for murder
stand to gain/lose sth

to be in a situation where you can get/lose money or an advantage:

He stands to gain a fortune if the company is sold.

(Definition von “stand verb” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)