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From Middle English standen, from Old English standan (to stand, occupy a place, be valid, stand good, be, exist, take place, consist, be fixed, remain undisturbed, stand still, cease to move, remain without motion, stop, maintain one’s position, not yield to pressure, reside, abide, continue, remain, not to fall, be upheld), from Proto-Germanic *standaną (to stand), from Pre-Germanic *sth₂-n-t-´, an innovative extended n-infixed form of Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.


From the verb stande


From Old Dutch *stand, from Proto-Germanic *standaz. Related to staan.


From German Stand.


From English stand.

Norwegian Bokmål

From the old verb stande (replaced by stå), and English stand (sense 3)

Norwegian Nynorsk

From the old verb stande (replaced by stå)

Old English

From Proto-Germanic *standaz.

Old High German

From Proto-Germanic *standaz, whence also Old English stand.