stand firm

Definitions of stand firm
  1. verb
    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    synonyms: hold out, resist, withstand
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    Antonyms:
    give up, surrender
    give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
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    stand out
    be stubborn in resolution or resistance
    stand up
    refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
    outbrave
    resist bravely
    hold off
    resist and fight to a standoff
    remain firm, stand
    hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright
    defy, hold, hold up, withstand
    resist or confront with resistance
    brave, brave out, endure, weather
    face and withstand with courage
    type of:
    defend, fight, fight back, fight down, oppose
    fight against or resist strongly
  2. verb
    refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief
    synonyms: hold firm, stand fast, stand pat
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    types:
    hunker down
    hold stubbornly to a position
    type of:
    insist, take a firm stand
    be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge
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