stand up

  1. Rise to one's feet (synset 201987278)
    "The audience got up and applauded"
  2. Refuse to back down;
    Remain solid under criticism or attack (synset 201119504)
  3. Put into an upright position (synset 201549550)
    "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"
  4. Be standing;
    Be upright (synset 201548893)
    "We had to stand for the entire performance!"
  5. Defend against attack or criticism (synset 200897237)
    "He stood up for his friend"; "She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student"
  6. Resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc. (synset 202624768)
    "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"
  7. Rise up as in fear (synset 201987611)
    "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"

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