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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.

To stand trial, for example, means to try, or be tried on, a particular issue in a particular court.


(Position), noun attitude, belief, bent, bias, inclination, leaning, opinion, outlook, point of view, position, slant, standpoint, vantage point, view, viewpoint


(Witness' place in court), noun booth, box, place, platform, position, post, stall, station, witness box, witness stand
See also: bear, belief, desist, endure, halt, last, lie, opine, opinion, outlook, remain, resist, resistance, rest, stay, suffer, thesis, tolerate, withstand

TO STAND. To abide by a thing; to submit to a decision; to comply with an agreement; to have validity, as the judgment must stand.

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Slade Power, yesterday purchased by Darley to stand at stud in 2015, was last night general 3-1 favourite for the Group 1.
Hopes are high that Cockney Rebel will stand at stud in England.
We are delighted his Japanese owners have let him stay in Ireland to stand at stud.
We are at the moment looking to get a suitable place for him to stand at stud.