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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

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How to use stand up in a sentence?

  1. Jack Reed:

    This is the type of move Secretary Mattis was able to stand up to in the past, but this administration seems to be unraveling under the strain of the pandemic.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    When life knocks you down, stand up and punch back.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    If we don't stand up against the (gun lobby) ... shame on us.

  4. Prince Ali:

    I had the courage to fight for change when others were afraid …. they did n’t have the guts to run, but I did, we all face daily burdens. We must all overcome difficult challenges. Be it the fight to feed our families or the fight to stand up for what we believe in.

  5. Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders:

    As I said, she's far preferable to the Republican candidates. But the challenge now is to rally millions of Americans to stand up, and people will have to determine whether her past record puts her in that position.


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