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Definition of "stood" []

  • Past tense and past participle of stand. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "stood" in a sentence
  • "But, if she stood on the edge of an abyss, at least she _stood_ there, firm on the solid earth."
  • "On the surface, the term stood for two contradictory allegations: referees were afraid to call fouls when they should, and referees were calling fouls too quickly and intimidating teams from playing aggressive defense."
  • "The acronym stood for “Special Executive for Counterintelligence, Terrorism, Revenge, and Extortion.”"