stand up

Definitions of stand up
  1. verb
    rise to one's feet
    synonyms: arise, get up, rise, uprise
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    Antonyms:
    sit, sit down
    take a seat
    lie, lie down
    assume a reclining position
    sit, sit down
    be seated
    lie
    be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
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    types:
    take the floor
    stand up to dance
    type of:
    change posture
    undergo a change in bodily posture
  2. verb
    be standing; be upright
    synonyms: stand
    place upright, stand
    put into an upright position
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    Antonyms:
    sit, sit down
    be seated
    lie
    be lying, be prostrate; be in a horizontal position
    seat, sit, sit down
    show to a seat; assign a seat for
    sit, sit down
    take a seat
    lie, lie down
    assume a reclining position
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    types:
    ramp
    stand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing
    stand back
    stand away from an object or person
    line up, queue, queue up
    form a queue, form a line, stand in line
    type of:
    rest
    not move; be in a resting position
  3. verb
    put into an upright position
    synonyms: place upright, stand
    stand
    be standing; be upright
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    type of:
    lay, place, pose, position, put, set
    put into a certain place or abstract location
  4. verb
    defend against attack or criticism
    “He stood up for his friend”
    synonyms: stick up
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    type of:
    defend, fend for, support
    argue or speak in defense of
  5. verb
    refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
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    type of:
    hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand
    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
  6. verb
    resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
    synonyms: hold up, hold water
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    type of:
    endure, go, hold out, hold up, last, live, live on, survive
    continue to live through hardship or adversity
  7. verb
    rise up as in fear
    synonyms: bristle, uprise
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