stand


stand
stand 1 vb stood, stand·ing
vi
1: to be in a particular state or situation
stand accused
2: to remain valid or effective
let the ruling stand
vt: to submit to
stand trial
stand in judgment: to submit to the judgment of the court
stand in the shoes of: to assume the rights or obligations of
stand mute: to be effectively silent: as
a: to exercise the privilege against self-incrimination (as in a trial)
b: to raise no objections
the prosecution agreed to stand mute at the sentencing
stand on: to depend on esp. as the basis of an argument or claim
a party who stands on the writing as a complete and exclusive embodiment of the contract — J. J. White and R. S. Summers
stand 2 n: the place taken by a witness for testifying in court

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

stand
I (position) noun attitude, belief, bent, bias, consistere, inclination, leaning, opinion, outlook, point of view, position, slant, standpoint, vantage point, view, viewpoint II (witness'place in court) noun booth, box, corner, place, platform, position, post, stall, station, witness box, witness stand III index bear (tolerate), desist, endure (last), endure (suffer), halt, lie (be sustainable), opine, opinion (belief), outlook, remain (stay), resist (withstand), resistance, stay (rest), thesis, tolerate

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


stand
(1) To appear in court when summoned to a trial.
(2) To be in a particular state or condition; to remain in the same condition; for a law to remain in force.
n.
A position taken in an argument or fight.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


stand
The location in a courtroom where the parties and witnesses offer their testimony. To appear in court; to submit to the jurisdiction of the court.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


stand
The location in a courtroom where the parties and witnesses offer their testimony. To appear in court; to submit to the jurisdiction of the court.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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