from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who or that which stands.
  • noun One who or that which remains in a specified place, situation, state, condition, etc.; specifically, a tree left for growth when other trees are felled.
  • noun A supporter; an adherent.
  • noun A sentinel; a picket.
  • noun plural In the early church, the highest class of penitents: a mistranslation of consistentes (συνισ, σ1τάμενοι), properly ‘bystanders.’

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who stands.
  • noun obsolete Same as Standel.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who stands.
  • noun obsolete A standel.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an organism (person or animal) that stands


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