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

7 senses of stand up

Sense 1
arise, rise, uprise, get up, stand up -- (rise to one's feet; "The audience got up and applauded")
       => change posture -- (undergo a change in bodily posture)

Sense 2
stand up -- (refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack)
       => resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm -- (stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something)

Sense 3
stand, stand up, place upright -- (put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 4
stand, stand up -- (be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!")
       => rest -- (not move; be in a resting position)

Sense 5
stand up, stick up -- (defend against attack or criticism; "He stood up for his friend"; "She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student")
       => defend, support, fend for -- (argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike")

Sense 6
stand up, hold up, hold water -- (resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water")
       => survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out -- (continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?")

Sense 7
bristle, uprise, stand up -- (rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!")

Antonyms of adj stand_up

1 sense of stand-up

Sense 1
stand-up -- (requiring a standing position; "a stand-up bar"; "a stand-up comic")

INDIRECT (VIA erect) -> unerect -- (not upright in position or posture)

Similarity of adj stand_up

1 sense of stand-up

Sense 1
stand-up -- (requiring a standing position; "a stand-up bar"; "a stand-up comic")
       => erect (vs. unerect), vertical, upright -- (upright in position or posture; "an erect stature"; "erect flower stalks"; "for a dog, an erect tail indicates aggression"; "a column still vertical amid the ruins"; "he sat bolt upright")

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