stand corrected

stand corrected
admit a mistake or error, own up
  

The square root of 4761 is 69, not 68. I stand corrected.


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  • To stand corrected — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stand corrected — verb Said to acknowledge someone who corrects something that one says or writes that was not correct. The Battle of Hastings was fought in 1056 …   Wiktionary

  • stand corrected — v. admit a mistake, admit that one was wrong …   English contemporary dictionary

  • I stand corrected — I acknowledge my mistake • • • Main Entry: ↑correct * * * I stand corrected spoken formal phrase used for saying that you accept that you are wrong about something Thesaurus: ways of agreeing with someonesynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • I stand corrected — I admit that I was wrong. I stand corrected the company was established in 1927, not 1926, as I had mistakenly thought …   New idioms dictionary

  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae, Sw. st[*a],… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stand by — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stand — stand1 W1S1 [stænd] v past tense and past participle stood [stud] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(be on feet)¦ 2¦(rise)¦ 3¦(step)¦ 4¦(in a particular position)¦ 5¦(in a state/condition)¦ 6¦(not like)¦ 7¦(accept a situation)¦ 8¦(be good enough)¦ 9 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stand — stand1 [ stænd ] (past tense and past participle stood [ stud ] ) verb *** ▸ 2 move to upright position ▸ 3 put foot on/in something ▸ 4 be in particular position ▸ 5 remain without moving ▸ 6 be in situation/state ▸ 7 be particular height ▸ 8… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stand — 1 verb past tense and past participle stood /stUd/ BE UPRIGHT 1 (I) to support yourself on your feet in an upright position: It looks like we ll have to stand there are no seats left. | Can you see any better from where you re standing? | stand… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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