To stand trial
Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. t. 1. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. [1913 Webster]

2. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. ``Love stood the siege.'' --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

He stood the furious foe. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To abide by; to submit to; to suffer. [1913 Webster]

Bid him disband his legions, . . . And stand the judgment of a Roman senate. --Addison. [1913 Webster]

4. To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet. [1913 Webster]

5. To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat. [Colloq.] --Thackeray. [1913 Webster]

{To stand fire}, to receive the fire of arms from an enemy without giving way.

{To stand one's ground}, to keep the ground or station one has taken; to maintain one's position. ``Peasants and burghers, however brave, are unable to stand their ground against veteran soldiers.'' --Macaulay.

{To stand trial}, to sustain the trial or examination of a cause; not to give up without trial. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • To stand fire — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. t. 1. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. [1913 Webster] 2. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. Love stood the siege. Dryden. [1913 Webster] He stood the furious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To stand one's ground — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. t. 1. To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat. [1913 Webster] 2. To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand. Love stood the siege. Dryden. [1913 Webster] He stood the furious… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stand trial — {v. phr.} To submit to a trial by court. * /The case has been postponed and he may not have to stand trial until next April./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand trial — {v. phr.} To submit to a trial by court. * /The case has been postponed and he may not have to stand trial until next April./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • stand trial (for something) — phrase to be judged for a crime in a court of law The two men were due to stand trial for murder. Thesaurus: appearing in courthyponym Main entry: stand …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand trial — to appear in a court of law to be judged guilty or not guilty of doing something. He is scheduled to stand trial for murder this summer …   New idioms dictionary

  • stand\ trial — v. phr. To submit to a trial by court. The case has been postponed and he may not have to stand trial until next April …   Словарь американских идиом

  • stand trial — To undergo trial in a court of law • • • Main Entry: ↑trial * * * be tried in a court of law * * * stand trial : to be on trial in a court of law He is standing trial for the murder of his wife. • • • Main Entry: ↑stand …   Useful english dictionary

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