have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet.
Lionel stood in the doorway
(of an object, building, or settlement) be situated in a particular place or position.
the town stood on a hill
be in a specified state or condition.
since mother's death, the house had stood empty
withstand (an experience or test) without being damaged.
small boats that could stand the punishment of heavy seas
be a candidate in an election.
he stood for Parliament in 1968