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English definition of “stand”

stand

verb [T usually in negatives] (ACCEPT)    /stænd/ (stood, stood)
B1 to successfully accept or bear something that is unpleasant or difficult: I can't stand her voice. Our tent won't stand another storm like the last one. [+ -ing verb] I can't stand hearing her cry.Tolerating and enduringCoping and not copingDealing with things or people
(Definition of stand verb (ACCEPT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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