Translation of "stand" - English-Japanese dictionary

stand

verb uk /stænd/ (present participle standing, past tense and past participle stood)

A2 to be in a vertical position on your feet

立つ
We stood there for an hour.
He’s standing over there, next to Karen.

A2 (also stand up) to rise to a vertical position on your feet from sitting or lying down

立ち上がる
I get dizzy if I stand up too quickly.
Please stand when the bride arrives.

to be in a particular place or position

(ある場所に)ある, 位置する
The tower stands in the middle of a field.

to put something in a particular place or position

(ある場所に)~を置く
She stood the umbrella by the door.
can’t stand someone/something informal

B1 to hate someone or something

~に我慢ならない, ~に耐えられない
I can’t stand him – he’s so rude!
She can’t stand doing housework.
stand in someone’s way

to try to stop or prevent

(人)の邪魔をする, 妨害する
You know I won’t stand in your way if you want to apply for a job abroad.
standing on your head

If you can do something standing on your head, you can do it very easily.

いとも簡単に, たやすく
It’s the sort of program Andrew could write standing on his head.

(Translation of “stand verb” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)