Thesaurus > Related Words: stand up

  Words related to stand up

Related / Similar Words: stick up, stand, place upright, arise, rise, uprise, get up, bristle, hold up, hold water

 

Definition:
  • defend against attack or criticism; "He stood up for his friend"; "She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student";
  • refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack;
  • be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!";
  • put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?";
  • rise to one''s feet; "The audience got up and applauded";
  • rise up as in fear; "The dog''s fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one''s hair uprise!";
  • resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won''t hold up"; "This theory won''t hold water";

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    See Also: arise, rise, uprise, get up

     

    Hyponyms: ramp, stand back, line up, queue up, queue, take the floor

     

    Grouped Verbs: stand, place upright

     

    Entailments: arise, rise, uprise, get up

     

    Derivational Morphology: stand, standee, stander, standing, stance, standard, rise, ascent, ascension, ascending, riser, bristle

     

    Anagrams: dustpan

     

     
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