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Antonyms for stand up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. stand-up(verb)

    requiring a standing position

    "a stand-up bar"; "a stand-up comic"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

  2. arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up(verb)

    rise to one's feet

    "The audience got up and applauded"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    prink, bristle, drum, rise, stick up, prepare, climb up, mug up, fancy up, hold water, deck out, elevate, uprise, hold up, place upright, trick up, rig out, heighten, go up, rebel, surface, lift, deck up, dress up, arise, spring up, swot up, organise, come up, grow, originate, attire, organize, cram, swot, bob up, resurrect, tog out, grind away, ascend, tog up, develop, climb, raise, work up, trick out, get up, prove, devise, move up, turn out, jump, gussy up, bone, fig out, bring up, stand, rear, mount, rise up, overdress, wax, bone up, machinate, fig up

  3. stand up(verb)

    refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    place upright, rise, hold up, bristle, get up, stand, stick up, arise, uprise, hold water

  4. stand, stand up, place upright(verb)

    put into an upright position

    "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    rise, bristle, put up, get up, stand, suffer, resist, abide, support, hold up, fend, stomach, digest, brook, hold water, uprise, stick out, tolerate, remain firm, stick up, endure, place upright, bear, arise

  5. stand, stand up(verb)

    be standing; be upright

    "We had to stand for the entire performance!"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    rise, bristle, put up, get up, stand, suffer, resist, abide, support, hold up, fend, stomach, digest, brook, hold water, uprise, stick out, tolerate, remain firm, stick up, endure, place upright, bear, arise

  6. stand up, stick up(verb)

    defend against attack or criticism

    "He stood up for his friend"; "She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    place upright, rise, hold up, bristle, get up, stand, stick up, arise, uprise, hold water

  7. stand up, hold up, hold water(verb)

    resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.

    "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    rise, bristle, delay, detain, stick up, stand, last, withstand, support, hold up, hold out, get up, arise, sustain, hold, live on, hold water, place upright, live, defy, uprise, survive, go, endure

  8. bristle, uprise, stand up(verb)

    rise up as in fear

    "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"

    Antonyms:
    unerect

    Synonyms:
    rise, bristle, grow, get up, stand, ascend, lift, hold up, hold water, arise, develop, resurrect, go up, come up, spring up, abound, originate, burst, stick up, place upright, move up, uprise, turn out

How to use stand up in a sentence?

  1. Robert M. Hensel:

    Have courage enough to accept what you can not change, but yet courageous enough to stand up and fight for what you can.

  2. President Trump on Thursday:

    From now on, we’re going to stand up for American jobs, workers, their security and for American steel companies.

  3. Ronald Reagans daughter:

    The Republican Party now -- particularly the Republicans in this government -- are just sitting by the sidelines and letting the Trump administration destroy this country. I mean they don't say anything, they don't stand up to him.

  4. Malcom X, My counselor, Mrs. Ross:

    I have no mercy or compassion for a society that crushes people, and then penalizes them for not being able to stand up under the weight.

  5. Parker Rice:

    I'm also upset and embarrassed that I failed to stand up as a leader and stop this chant. I now have a clear understanding of what lives behind the words, from this point forward, I will be the leader that I should have been on that bus and stand up against racism in any form.

How to pronounce stand up?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
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Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say stand up in sign language?

  1. standup

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