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Definition 1: a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for grandstand in the sense of this definition

(grandstand is a kind of ...) tiered seats consisting of a structure (often made of wood) where people can sit to watch an event (game or parade)

(grandstand is a part of ...) a special seat in a theater or grandstand box

Definition 2: the audience at a stadium or racetrack - [noun denoting group]

(grandstand is a kind of ...) a gathering of spectators or listeners at a (usually public) performance

"the audience applauded" "someone in the audience began to cough"

Definition 3: perform ostentatiously in order to impress the audience and with an eye to the applause - [verb of creation]

Samples where grandstand or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She never misses a chance to grandstand

(grandstand is a kind of ...) give a performance (of something)

"Horowitz is performing at Carnegie Hall tonight" "We performed a popular Gilbert and Sullivan opera"

(grandstand belongs to category ...) arts or skills that require public performance

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