From the stand, Flemmi mentioned the name of H. Paul Rico, a now-deceased FBI agent of great renown in the annals of the bureau.
Bailey does continue to stand by Palin despite this blistering judgment.
And above all, I made clear to them that all Americans stand with the people of Boston.
His reflexive impulse in the moments after the blast had been to stand even though he had lost both his legs.
They used to stand up in conference and say, ‘Quit worrying about it, we’ve got it all taken care of.
And the minute you get mental discords no stand against fear is possible.
I'll spend no time belly-aching but I'll stand up to this like a man.
If the Dutch catch this hero of yours they will hang him as sure as I stand here.
I don't have very hard work, and I can stand it very well till morning.
As Vyner and I happened to stand apart from the others he remarked upon them.
Old English standan (class VI strong verb; past tense stod, past participle standen), from Proto-Germanic *sta-n-d- (cf. Old Norse standa, Old Saxon and Gothic standan, Old High German stantan, Swedish stå, Dutch staan, German stehen), from PIE root *sta- "to stand" (see stet).
Sense of "to exist, be present" is attested from c.1300. Meaning "to pay for as a treat" is from 1821. Phrase stands to reason (1620) is from earlier stands (is constant) with reason. Phrase stand pat is originally from poker (1882); stand down in the military sense of "go off duty" is first recorded 1916. Standing ovation attested by 1968; standing army is from c.1600.
"pause, delay," Old English, from the root of stand (v.). Meaning "place of standing, position" is from c.1300; figurative sense is from 1590s. Sense of "action of standing or coming to a position" is attested from late 14c., especially in reference to fighting. Meaning "raised platform for a hunter or sportsman" is attested from c.1400.
Sense of "stall or booth" is first recorded c.1500. Military meaning "complete set" (of arms, colors, etc.) is from 1721, often a collective singular. Sense of "standing growth of trees" is 1868, American English. Theatrical sense of "each stop made on a performance tour" is from 1896. The word was formerly also slang for "an erection" (1867).