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  1. Stan(ProperNoun)

    Short form of the male given name Stanley. (Sometimes also adopted by immigrants named Stanislaw, Stanislas, or Stanislav).

    Etymology: From stainaz, from stāino- (a suffixed form of stāi-); cognate with Old Frisian stēn, Old Saxon stēn (Dutch steen), Old High German stein (German Stein), Old Norse steinn (Danish and Swedish sten), Gothic 0343034403300339033D0343. The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek ‘pebble’, Slavic *stēnā- (Bulgarian and Russian стена, Czech stěna ‘wall’).

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  1. stan

    I thought it was the collective noun for some or all the countries ending in -stan? I have certainly heard it used that way ie, ".... is the case people living in the stans"

    Submitted by anonymous on November 11, 2019  

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  1. ants

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of STAN in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of STAN in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of STAN in a Sentence

  1. Swordfish:

    Stan Well you can take the girl outta the trailer park but you can't take the trailer park outta the girl.

  2. Stan Lee:

    This is Stan Lee. I hope you haven't forgotten me, you better not have forgotten me.

  3. Swordfish:

    Gabriel Oh come on Stan Not everything ends the way you think it should Besides, audiences love happy endings.

  4. stanley francis garland:

    are you really alive if you don't feel like you are stan

  5. Sanaa Lathan:

    I'm super good friends with her stepmom and her dad [ Stan, a producer-director ], and they were mad at me, they were like,' Why would you do this to the family ? You know, black actresses, you guys have to stick together, it's so hard for you guys to get work as it is, why would you try to ruin her career ?' But I didn't try to ruin her career. I never said her name ! I was just trying to say how Beyoncé kept me from goin' to jail that night. I coulda just shut my whole career down.

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