• past tense and past participle of 'stand'


  • His plays have 'stood the test of time'. [=his plays are still read by many people today]

  • She was crouching down to look at something, but she 'stood up' when she saw me.

  • She finally 'stood up to' the girl who had been teasing her at school.

Movie quotes

  • (..) I promise you'll leave your share of blood on the floor. - Over a mouse? - No. But four men will swear you stood by... ...while Wild Bill tried to strangle Dean to death. About that, people will care. Even your uncle the governor will care about that. Thing like that goes (..)
    1999 The Green Mile