Our involvement in the exterior world of change, opposites, and needs which require expenditure of effort, our ‘standing’ in society, what one ‘stands1 for, being active, confrontation; cooperation with others. Idioms: know where one stands; left standing, make a stand against; stand alone; stand aside; stand by, stand conected; stand down; stand firm, stand in someone’s way; stand up for, stand up to; stand one’s ground; stand on ceremony or dignity.
1. One is assertive.
2. One is proud of oneself.