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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To have supported oneself on the feet in an upright position.

Usage examples (30)
  • Truth stood on one side and Ease on the other; it has often been so.
  • The acronym stood for Other Government Agency, which was a euphemism for the CIA.
  • A succession of aldermen who have little in common with Despres other than the title stood and praised him.
  • Unless he were efficient, the title stood in his way when he applied for a job, whether as horse jockey or bank clerk. for more
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