unterstehen

Meanings

1.
to be subordinate to
(The person you're subordinate to is in Dative. Sounds super formal.)
Opposite (closest): vorstehen
2.
to (not) dare
("sich+Acc unterstehen" - pretty much only used in the imperative "Untersteh dich." in the sense of "Don't you dare.")

Word Family

Root: *sta-
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