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She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?
BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.
THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
All bribery, and injustice shall be blotted out, and fidelity shall stand for ever.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
Gold and silver make the feet stand sure: but wise counsel is above them both.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In the centre of the room is an oval table; some dozen men are sitting at it; as many more stand behind their chairs.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Only, he argued, British soldiers would stand against the skyline during a general action.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
What more could one desire of him, I pray, Than just to hop around and stand for K?
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
I do not think it would have been possible to stand between the public and a writer in this way in the years before 1914.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
By the words of the holy one they stand in judgment, and shall never fall in their watches.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO STAND FOR

  • attending
  • beholding
  • being a witness
  • being on hand
  • being on the scene
  • being present
  • eyeballing
  • flash on
  • getting a load of
  • looking on
  • marking
  • noticing
  • noting
  • perceiving
  • picking up on
  • piping
  • reading
  • seeing
  • sighting
  • spotting
  • spying
  • taking in
  • viewing
  • watching
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