Position, status, or reputation. Used to specify the length of time that something has lasted or that someone has fulfilled a particular role. (of a jump or a start in a running race) performed from rest or an upright position, without a run-up or the use of starting blocks. Remaining in force or use; permanent. (of water) stagnant or still. (of grain) not yet reaped and so still erect. (of metal type) kept set up after use. Have or maintain an upright position, supported by one's feet. (of an object, building, or settlement) be situated in a particular place or position. Be in a specified state or condition. Withstand (an experience or test) without being damaged. Be a candidate in an election. Provide (food or drink) for someone at one's own expense.