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See definition of stands on Dictionary.com
  • nounposition, opinion
  • nounbase, stage
  • verbbe or get upright
  • verbbe in force, exist
  • verbendure, bear

synonyms for stands

  • attitude
  • belief
  • determination
  • sentiment
  • stance
  • view
  • angle
  • carriage
  • notion
  • poise
  • pose
  • slant
  • sound
  • standpoint
  • twist
  • two cents' worth
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How to use stands in a sentence

This city stands upon almost two equal parts on each side the river that passes through.
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
Cincinnatus will not back to his plow, or, at the best, stands sullenly between his plow-handles arguing for a higher wage.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
A splendid grand piano stands in one window (he receives a new one every year).
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
It stands at one extreme of our currency, with a dollar of gold set aside behind each dollar of paper.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
It stands very much in the way of that universal adult education which is our present concern.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
The perspiration stands on young Lamb's face; again his cigar goes out.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
The building, which has five storeys, stands on three sides of a square courtyard, and faces into Edmund Street.
SHOWELL'S DICTIONARY OF BIRMINGHAMTHOMAS T. HARMAN AND WALTER SHOWELL
In the first case “I” stands for the person using it, and in the last case it means the organ of sight.
ASSIMILATIVE MEMORYMARCUS DWIGHT LARROWE (AKA PROF. A. LOISETTE)
The tall man stands with folded arms, and looks carelessly round the room, and at Uncle David among the rest.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
But closely allied to this subject, and not inferior to it in importance, stands that of Industrial Training.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
JULY 31, 2021
Choose the synonym for belief
admonition

WORDS RELATED TO STANDS

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