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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Takes or keeps an upright position on the feet; Takes up or maintains a position or attitude with respect to someone or something.

Usage examples (36)
  • The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
  • Coined by Sarah Palin the term stands for staunchly conservative women
  • The title stands for "Collaborations: Humanities, Arts and Technology."
  • But the thing the term stands for is, in reality, also far from modern. for more
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