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How Do You Spell STANDER?

Correct spelling for the English word "stander" is [stˈandə], [stˈandə], [s_t_ˈa_n_d_ə]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of STANDER

  1. One who stands; to stand against, to oppose; to resist; to stand by, to be near; to defend; to support; to stand fast, to be unshaken or immovable; to stand fire, to receive an enemy's fire without giving way; to stand for, to offer one's self as a candidate; to side with; to maintain; to be in the place of; to sail towards; to stand from, to sail away from; to stand it, stoutly to endure; to maintain one's ground; to stand off, to keep at a distance; to stand off and on, to sail toward land and then from it, as a ship; to stand on, to continue on the same tack or course; to stand one, to cost, as "how did it stand you?" to stand one's ground, to maintain one's station or position; to stand out, to project, as from a wall; to resist; to sail from land; to stand to, to persevere; to abide by; to be consistent with, as it stands to reason; to stand together, to be consistent; to agree; to stand to sea, to direct the course from land; to stand up, to rise from a sitting position; to stand up for, to justify; to support; to stand upon, to value; to pride one's self on; to stand with, to be consistent; it stands to reason, a familiar phrase, meaning, "it could not truly be otherwise;" to make a stand, to halt for the purpose of offering resistance to an enemy, or in a matter of duty or principle; to put to a stand, to embarrass; to perplex; a stand of arms, a firearm with its appendages.

Common Misspellings for STANDER

Below is the list of 301 misspellings for the word "stander".

Usage Examples for STANDER

  1. All her personal traits- her red- rimmed eyes, her straggling hair, the slight, disagreeable twist in her nose and mouth- combined, with her signal lack of dignity and reticence, to stir the impatience rather than the sympathy of the by- stander. - "Lady Rose's Daughter" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  2. " Inaccurate, quite inaccurate," he said to a by- stander as he drew his riding- whip slowly along it, and then, mounting his horse, rode leisurely away into the plains. - "Cumner & South Sea Folk, Complete" by Gilbert Parker
  3. As Elizabeth proceeded across the yard, she spoke to one by- stander or another, and Droop, looking on, made up his mind that the rule was that anyone to whom she addressed a word, or even a look, should drop forthwith to his knees and so remain until she had passed, unless she pleased to extend her hand to raise him up. - "The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
  4. Their accent is very pathetic and melancholy; a by- stander unacquainted with their language would suppose that they were details of some great affliction: both sexes sing in chorus, first the men and then the women. - "Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
  5. Besides our coarse implements, there must be some few finer instruments,- rain- gauges, thermometers, and telescopes; and in society, besides farmers, sailors, and weavers, there must be a few persons of purer fire kept specially as gauges and meters of character; persons of a fine, detecting instinct, who note the smallest accumulations of wit and feeling in the by- stander. - "The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr." by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
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