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stands \stands\ n. a structure (often made of wood and sometimes temporary) with seats or benches where people can sit to watch an event (such as a game or parade).

Syn: stand


n. (plural of stand English) vb. (en-third-person singular of: stand)


n. tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade) [syn: stand]


Stands may refer to:

  • The Stands, an English rock band
  • Bleachers, a seating or standing (terracing) areas at a sports venue (American)
  • an alternative term for a kiosk
  • Stand (JoJo's Bizarre Adventure), a supernatural power in the manga and anime JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
  • Stands for Decibels, an acclaimed 1981 debut album by The dB's
  • Speaker stands, furniture on which to place speakers

Usage examples of "stands".

The shopkeeper drops a shoulder toward Brede, who stands before a barrel from which he is extracting small pouches of something.

None of the passersby seem to notice the display she stands before, reflecting.

Dorrin stands on the left side of the Ryessa, watching the wind carry spray from the crests of the dark green waves.

From the Island where Time Stands Still they had come over ten thousand miles in their search for the lost Princess.

Life could have been very pleasant married to such an exceptional woman, who combined in herself most of the best qualities of the East and West, in that enchanted Island where Time Stands Still.

The chant builds as he stands there acknowledging it with a hand that turns the winds back, though gently, and waits for the words to fade away.

The novelty will pale quickly, he knows, especially as the sun stands low in the western sky.

The white-haired and well-muscled woman stands beside the vacant window table.

Lortren stands at the window, her back to the eight students on the pillows.

She stands next to a small table and chair, and her dark eyes pin Dorrin to a spot just inside the dark oak door.

A dozen steps inside the doorway stands a squat iron stove, radiating a gentle heat.

Across the mud and cobblestones from where Dorrin stands, an older man, heavy and bald, strains to roll a barrel toward a side door.

A heavy-set man stands by a long table, studying a map held flat and weighed down at each corner by fist-sized stones.

The avenue beside which he stands runs straight as a spear toward the great city square of Fairhaven, where the wizards' buildings surround a well-kept park that contains even a few ancient white oaks.

Green stands there in the start of the alley's shadow, in the bus's warm backwash, his elbows out and hands in the jacket's little pockets, looking out.