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Week 18: Stand is open!

There were far too many definitions of stand to include here, so I'll put in a couple of favorites, but feel free to use your favorite definition of the word....

stand
v.intr.
-To assume or maintain an upright position as specified: stand straight; stand to one side.
-To remain valid, effective, or unaltered: The agreement stands.
-To be in a position of possible gain or loss: She stands to make a fortune.
-To be in a specified state or condition: I stand corrected. We stand in awe of the view.
-To come to a stop; remain motionless.
-To be available as a sire. Used of horses.

v.tr.
-To engage in or encounter: stand battle.
-To resist successfully; withstand: stand the test of time; will not stand close examination.
-To submit to or undergo: stand trial.
-Informal To treat (someone) or pay the cost of (food or drink): She stood him to a drink. We'll stand dinner.

n.
-A ceasing of work or activity; a standstill or halt.
-A stop on a performance tour.
-A booth, stall, or counter for the display of goods for sale.
-A parking space reserved for taxis.
-A desperate or decisive effort at defense or resistance, as in a battle: made their stand at the river.
-A position or opinion one is prepared to uphold: must take a stand on environmental issues.
-A group or growth of tall plants or trees: a stand of pine.


...as you can see, even the list of favorites is pretty long!

Comments

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hoktauri
Sep. 24th, 2011 09:06 pm (UTC)
OMG ya'll don't want me to get ANYTHING done this week, do you? I think you may have outdone yourselves with this one!
lilyfarfalla
Sep. 25th, 2011 05:02 am (UTC)
Hee!
juniperphoenix
Sep. 24th, 2011 09:34 pm (UTC)
Another "definition," in honor of R.E.M.'s recently announced retirement: Stand :D
esteefee
Sep. 24th, 2011 09:47 pm (UTC)
eee!
lilyfarfalla
Sep. 25th, 2011 05:07 am (UTC)
AWESOME.

OMG, that is....I definitely had that hair, if not those amazing outfits. Awesome awesome.
trillingstar
Sep. 26th, 2011 01:01 pm (UTC)
You know, REM's song is what immediately popped into my mind, too - it was our 8th grade "class song," and apparently I'm never going to forget that. *g*
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