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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.

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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"If people do want to stand, there's the Canton Stand where it is tolerated and they can stand for longer periods."
Most of our coat stands have a solid base, featuring an umbrella stand for those extra accessories.
Last year, his successful Kickstarter campaign allowed him to roll out his ( Smarter Stand for iPad , which allowed users to hold their iPads at many different angles that Apple's own Smart Cover couldn't accomplish.
stand for 1 : to be a symbol for : represent <What does your middle initial stand for?> 2 : to put up with : permit <His teacher won't stand for any nonsense.>
In European politics, what does the H stand for in ECHR?