1. take the stand give testimony in a court of law
  2. take the stage attract attention onto oneself
  3. antecedent a preceding occurrence or cause or event
  4. taxistand a place where taxis park while awaiting customers
  5. coat stand an upright pole with pegs or hooks on which to hang clothing
  6. equidistant exactly as far from one point as from another
  7. take the count be counted out; remain down while the referee counts to ten
  8. withstand resist or confront with resistance
  9. time constant (electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
  10. cruet-stand a stand for cruets containing various condiments
  11. attestant someone who affirms or vouches for the correctness or truth or genuineness of something
  12. protestant expressing opposition through action or words
  13. take a firm stand be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
  14. take the road give theatrical performances while traveling from town to town
  15. Protestant an adherent of Protestantism
  16. contestant a person who participates in competitions
  17. to a great extent to a considerable degree
  18. decongestant a drug that decreases pulmonary congestion
  19. constant uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
  20. understand know and comprehend the nature or meaning of