verb (past and past participle stood /stʊd/)
- Cricketanother term for partnership.they shared a second-wicket stand of 135
Old English standan (verb), stand (noun), of Germanic origin, from an Indo-European root shared by Latin stare and Greek histanai, also by the noun stead
The use of the past participle stood with the verb ‘to be’, as in we were stood in a line for hours, is not acceptable in standard English, where the present participle standing should be used instead. See also sit (usage).