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στάσις 1 στῆναι

I.a standing, the posture of standing, Aesch., Plat.
2.a position, posture. post, station, Hdt., Eur.; τῆς στάσεως παρασύρων τὰς δρῦς tearing the oaks from their ground, Ar.
3.a point of the compass, στ. τῆς μεσαμβρίης Hdt.
4.the position, state or condition of a person, Lat. status, Plat.
II.a party, company, band, Aesch.: a sect of philosophers, Plut.
III.esp. a party formed for seditious purposes, a faction, Solon., Hdt., attic

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