Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb stand_pat

1 sense of stand pat

Sense 1
stand pat, stand firm, hold firm, stand fast -- (refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief)
       => insist, take a firm stand -- (be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge; "I must insist!")

Antonyms of adj stand_pat

1 sense of standpat

Sense 1
fusty, standpat (prenominal), unprogressive, nonprogressive -- (old-fashioned and out of date)

INDIRECT (VIA conservative) -> liberal -- (tolerant of change; not bound by authoritarianism, orthodoxy, or tradition)

Similarity of adj stand_pat

1 sense of standpat

Sense 1
fusty, standpat (prenominal), unprogressive, nonprogressive -- (old-fashioned and out of date)
       => conservative (vs. liberal) -- (resistant to change)

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