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Synonyms 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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

  3. stand up(verb)

    refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack

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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

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

    put into an upright position

    "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"

    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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

  5. stand, stand up(verb)

    be standing; be upright

    "We had to stand for the entire performance!"

    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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

  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"

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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

  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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

  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!"

    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

    Antonyms:
    unerect

How to use stand up in a sentence?

  1. Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, "Meditations", book 6.:

    To stand up -- or be setup?

  2. Keiha Souley:

    You've got to stand up sometime.

  3. Japanese Proverb:

    Fall seven times, stand up eight.

  4. Barbara Ehrenreich:

    Someone has to stand up for wimps.

  5. Sophocles:

    It made our hair stand up in panic fear.

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