To stand to

Related to To stand to: To stand to reason
To ply; to urge; to persevere in using
To remain fixed in a purpose or opinion.
- Dryden.
To abide by; to adhere to; as to a contract, assertion, promise, etc.; as, to stand to an award; to stand to one's word.
- Bp. Stillingfleet.
Not to yield; not to fly; to maintain, as one's ground
To be consistent with; to agree with; as, it stands to reason that he could not have done so; same as stand with, below .
- Bacon.
To support; to uphold

See also: Stand, Stand, Stand, Stand, Stand, Stand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"Most people in the Canton Stand want to stand to support the team and they know that they can do so.