Hindi translation of 'stand'
stand /stænd स्टैण्ड्/
Word forms: stands, standing, stood
1. intransitive verb, phrasal verb
When you are standing, or when you are standing up, your body is upright, your legs are straight, and your weight is supported by your feet.
खड़ा होना/खड़ा हो जाना
They told me to stand still.
Shop assistants have to stand up all day.
2. intransitive verb
When someone who is sitting stands, or when they stand up, they change their position so that they are upright and on their feet.
खड़े हो जाना
When I walked in, they all stood up.
3. intransitive verb
If you stand back, you move a short distance sideways or backwards, so that you are standing in a different place.
I stood back to let her pass.
4. intransitive verb
If something such as a building stands somewhere, it is upright in that position.[written]
The house stands alone on top of a hill.
5. transitive verb
If you stand something somewhere, you put it there in an upright position.
Stand the plant in a sunny, sheltered place.
6. countable noun
If you make a stand, or if you take a stand, you do something or say something in order to make it clear what your attitude to a particular thing is.
He felt the need to make a stand against racism.
7. intransitive verb
If you ask someone where they stand on an issue, you want to know their attitude or view on it.
Where do you stand on feminism?
8. intransitive verb
If a law, decision, or offer stands, it still exists and has not been changed or cancelled.
Although exceptions could be made, the rule still stands.
9. intransitive verb
If something that can be measured stands at a particular level, it is at that level.
Inflation now stands at 3.6 per cent.
10. transitive verb
If someone or something can stand a situation or a test, they are strong enough to cope with it.
I just could not stand the pain.
11. transitive verb
If you cannot stand someone or something, you hate them.
He cannot stand his boss.
You eat like a pig. I can't stand looking at you.
12. transitive verb
If you stand to gain something, you are likely to gain it.
की ओर अभिमुख होना
His shops stand to lose millions of pounds.
13. intransitive verb
In British English, if you stand in an election, you are a candidate in it. The American word is run.
चुनाव में खड़े होना
She is to stand as a Member of the European Parliament.
14. countable noun
A stand is a small shop or stall, outdoors or in a large public building.
छोटी दुकान nf
...a newspaper stand.
15. countable noun
A stand is an object or piece of furniture that is designed for supporting or holding a particular kind of thing.
स्टैंड-एक फ़र्नीचर mn
...a hat stand.
...a music stand.
You can describe someone's final attempt to defend themselves before they are defeated as their last stand.
अंतिम प्रयास mn
This appearance could be his last stand as president.
17. see also standing
18. to stand a chance → see chance
19. to stand firm → see firm
20. to stand on one's own two feet → see foot
21. to stand trial → see trial
22. to stand one's ground → see ground
23. to stand someone in good stead → see stead
see stand down
If you are standing by, you are ready and waiting to provide help or to take action.
Police are at the scene and ambulances are standing by.
If you stand by and let something bad happen, you do not do anything to stop it; used showing disapproval.
चुपचाप देखते रहना
We cannot stand by and watch people starve.
3. see also standby
If someone stands down, or if someone stands aside, they resign from an important job.
He stood down as chairman last January.
If letters stand for particular words, they are an abbreviation for those words.
का संक्षिप्त रूप होना
CCTV stands for Closed Circuit Television.
The ideas or attitudes that someone or something stands for are the ones that they support or represent.
He hates us and everything we stand for.
If you will not stand for something, you will not allow it to happen or continue.
We won't stand for this any more.
If you stand in for someone, you take their place or do their job, because they are ill or away.
He will stand in for Mr Goh when he is abroad.
2. see also stand-in
If something stands out, it can be clearly noticed or is clearly better or more important than other similar things.
अलग से दिखना
The dark shape of the castle stands out clearly on the skyline.
He played the violin, and he stood out from all the other musicians.
If something such as a claim or a piece of evidence stands up, it is accepted as true or satisfactory after being carefully examined.
How well does this theory stand up to close examination?
stand up for
If you stand up for someone or something, you defend them openly; used showing approval.
Don't be afraid to stand up for yourself.
stand up to
If something stands up to rough treatment, it remains almost undamaged.
Is this building going to stand up to the storm?
If you stand up to someone more powerful than you are, you defend yourself against their attacks or demands.
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Example Sentences Including 'stand'
No contract entered into under those circumstances would ever stand scrutiny in court.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
You've always resented me because I tried to get him to stand up to you.BETTER THAN THIS (2002)
She wouldn ' t have to stand with a bunch of children in blue tunics.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
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'stand' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَقِفُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ficar em pé
- Chinese: 站立
- Croatian: stajati
- Czech: stát na nohou
- Danish: stå
- Dutch: staan
- European Spanish: estar en pie
- Finnish: seisoa
- French: être debout
- German: stehen
- Greek: στέκομαι
- Italian: stare in piedi
- Japanese: 立つ
- Korean: 서다
- Norwegian: stå
- Polish: wstać wstawać
- Portuguese: ficar em pé
- Romanian: a sta în picioare
- Russian: стоять
- Spanish: estar en pie
- Swedish: stå
- Thai: ยืน
- Turkish: dikilmek
- Ukrainian: стояти
- Vietnamese: đứng
- Arabic: مِنْبَر
- Brazilian Portuguese: arquibancada
- Chinese: 展台
- Croatian: štandovi
- Czech: tribuna na stadionu
- Danish: tilskuertribune
- Dutch: tribunes
- European Spanish: graderías
- Finnish: katsomo
- French: gradin
- German: Tribüne
- Greek: κερκίδες
- Italian: bancarelle
- Japanese: スタンド
- Korean: 판매대
- Norwegian: stillstand
- Polish: stoiska
- Portuguese: bancada
- Romanian: tribună tribune
- Russian: трибуна
- Spanish: graderías
- Swedish: läktare
- Thai: อัฒจันทร์
- Turkish: tribün
- Ukrainian: трибуна
- Vietnamese: chỗ đứng
Translation of stand from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary