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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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There are 3,500 standing-room tickets sold in addition to our 42,000 fixed seats,'' said Bill Stephens, a stadium employee who leads tours of the new facility.
From the standing-room keynotes and well-attended sessions, to the high traffic on the exhibit floor, there is no doubt that the industry is thriving.
LAS VEGAS -- Actor, Author, Comedian, Learning and Training Expert Delivers an Engaging Session on Innovation, Creativity and Communication to Standing-Room Only Crowds
Weight Watcher meetings that were sparsely attended during Thanksgiving and Christmas periods are expected to become standing-room only this weekend, according to group leaders who have experienced the ebb and flow of the community's poundage.
Michael Bohm, who has spent the past 15 years in pivotal development roles of eight separate synthesis tools spanning ASIC, structured ASIC, and FPGA design, recently discussed "Converting MATLAB Algorithms to FPGA or ASIC Design" at meetings in Boston and Dallas to standing-room only crowds.