stand firm

Definitions of stand firm

v stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

hold out, resist, withstand
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
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

v refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief

hold firm, stand fast, stand pat
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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