Quotes containing word "stand"

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Sell also: abide, bandstand, base, bear, brook, digest, endure, fend, pedestal, rack, resist, stall, standpoint, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate, viewpoint

Definitions and meanings of word "stand"

• Noun: a support or foundation; example: "the base of the lamp"

• Noun: the position where a thing or person stands

• Noun: a growth of similar plants (usually trees) in a particular area; example: "they cut down a stand of trees"

• Noun: a small table for holding articles of various kinds; example: "a bedside stand"

• Noun: a support for displaying various articles; example: "the newspapers were arranged on a rack"

• Noun: an interruption of normal activity

• Noun: a mental position from which things are viewed; examples: "we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians", "teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events"

• Noun: a booth where articles are displayed for sale

• Noun: a stop made by a touring musical or theatrical group to give a performance; example: "a one-night stand"

• Noun: tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)

• Noun: a platform where a (brass) band can play in the open air

• Noun: a defensive effort; example: "the army made a final stand at the Rhone"

• Verb: be standing; be upright; example: "We had to stand for the entire performance!"

• Verb: be in some specified state or condition; example: "I stand corrected"

• Verb: occupy a place or location, also metaphorically; example: "We stand on common ground"

• Verb: hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright; example: "I am standing my ground and won't give in!"

• Verb: have or maintain a position or stand on an issue; example: "Where do you stand on the War?"

• Verb: put up with something or somebody unpleasant; examples: "I cannot bear his constant criticism", "The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks", "he learned to tolerate the heat", "She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"

• Verb: remain inactive or immobile; example: "standing water"

• Verb: be in effect; be or remain in force; example: "The law stands!"

• Verb: be tall; have a height of; copula; example: "She stands 6 feet tall"

• Verb: put into an upright position; example: "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

• Verb: withstand the force of something; examples: "The trees resisted her", "stand the test of time", "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

• Verb: be available for stud services; example: "male domestic animals such as stallions serve selected females"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "stand"

Abraham Lincoln
6 quotes about stand
American President
Sunday 12 February 1809 - Saturday 15 April 1865
Bob Marley
2 quotes about stand
Jamaican Writer, Musician, Songwriter
Tuesday 6 February 1945 - Monday 11 May 1981
Rick Perry
5 quotes about stand
American Politician
Born Saturday 4 March 1950
Barbara Boxer
3 quotes about stand
American Politician
Born Monday 11 November 1940
Alan Keyes
2 quotes about stand
American Author, Politician, Activist, Diplomat
Born Monday 7 August 1950
Thomas Jefferson
3 quotes about stand
American President, Author
Saturday 13 April 1743 - Tuesday 4 July 1826
Samuel Butler
2 quotes about stand
British Poet
Friday 4 December 1835 - Wednesday 18 June 1902
Michele Bachmann
2 quotes about stand
American Politician
Born Friday 6 April 1956
George W. Bush
3 quotes about stand
American President, Politician, Businessman
Born Saturday 6 July 1946
Friedrich Nietzsche
3 quotes about stand
German Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Composer
Tuesday 15 October 1844 - Saturday 25 August 1900
Sarah Palin
2 quotes about stand
American Politician
Born Tuesday 11 February 1964
E. M. Forster
3 quotes about stand
English Novelist
Wednesday 1 January 1879 - Sunday 7 June 1970

Get up, stand up, Stand up for your rights. Get up, stand up, Don't give up the fight.

Bob Marley

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I frankly don't care if you agree with my stand on abortion. I take that stand because no other stand is consistent with decent principles, and no other standard is consistent with the will of God.

Alan Keyes

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Give to us clear vision that we may know where to stand and what to stand for - because unless we stand for something, we shall fall for anything.

Peter Marshall

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I don't stand for the black man's side, I don' t stand for the white man's side. I stand for God's side.

Bob Marley

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Nothing else so destroys the power to stand alone as the habit of leaning upon others. If you lean, you will never be strong or original. Stand alone or bury your ambition to be somebody in the world.

Orison Swett Marden

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The fact is that ours is the first generation that can look disease and extreme poverty in the eye, look across the ocean to Africa, and say this, and mean it. We do not have to stand for this. A whole continent written off - we do not have to stand for this.

Bono

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Even if I have to stand alone, I will not be afraid to stand alone. I'm going to fight for you. I'm going to fight for what's right. I'm going to fight to hold people accountable.

Barbara Boxer

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Each of us knows that we have an obligation to care for the old, the young and the sick. We stand strongest when we stand with the weakest among us.

Sarah Palin

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I am not bound to win, but I am bound to be true. I am not bound to succeed, but I am bound to live by the light that I have. I must stand with anybody that stands right, and stand with him while he is right, and part with him when he goes wrong.

Abraham Lincoln

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Adversity is sometimes hard upon a man; but for one man who can stand prosperity, there are a hundred that will stand adversity.

Elvis Presley

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It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.

J. K. Rowling

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My body could stand the crutches but my mind couldn't stand the sideline.

Michael Jordan

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Christ: I dislike him very much. Still, I can stand him. What I cannot stand is the wretched band of people whose profession is to hoodwink us about him.

Samuel Butler

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I may be compelled to face danger, but never fear it, and while our soldiers can stand and fight, I can stand and feed and nurse them.

Clara Barton

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If we don't stand up for children, then we don't stand for much.

Marian Wright Edelman

Words: stand, children
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It is not easy to stand up against your constituents or your friends or colleagues or your community and take a tough stand for something you believe is right. Because you always want to keep working and live to fight another battle and it might cost you your career.

Caroline Kennedy

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I want my candidacy for the presidency of the United States to stand for a moment when we the people, stand once again for the independence from a government that has gotten too big and spends too much and has taken away too much of our liberties.

Michele Bachmann

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Nine g's is good, if the pilot can stand it. We couldn't stand it. Not in the airplanes of World War II.

Adolf Galland

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Who am I that I have to sing under an umbrella? These people are my fans, and if they can stand in the rain to hear me sing, I can stand in the rain.

Bobby Darin

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It's time to replace career politicians with citizen's politicians. It's time to elect people who are going to stand up to the Washington elite and stand up to a White House and Congress hell-bent on ramming socialism down our throat.

Christine O'Donnell

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