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To help you avoid using the same word too repetitively, redundantly, recurrently, incessantly, etc., etc.

Why synonyms can be useful

Your writing can sound boring if you continually keep repeating the same words. When you create sentences, you can make them more interesting by using words that mean the same as the word you are speaking about. This allows you to add flavor to your writing.

In order to make language a lot more expressive and interesting you should try to vary the words you use as often as you can.

Synonyms for (verb) stand up

Synonyms: stick up, stand up Definition: defend against attack or criticism Usage: He stood up for his friend; She stuck up for the teacher who was accused of harassing the student

Hypernyms: fend for, support, defend Definition: argue or speak in defense of Usage: She supported the motion to strike

Synonyms: stand up Definition: refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack

Hypernyms: withstand, stand firm, hold out, resist Definition: stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

Synonyms: stand, stand up Definition: be standing; be upright Usage: We had to stand for the entire performance!

Hypernyms: rest Definition: not move; be in a resting position

Synonyms: stand, stand up, place upright Definition: put into an upright position Usage: Can you stand the bookshelf up?

Hypernyms: put, place, pose, position, set, lay Definition: put into a certain place or abstract location Usage: Put your things here; Set the tray down; Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children; Place emphasis on a certain point

Synonyms: rise, arise, stand up, get up, uprise Definition: rise to one's feet Usage: The audience got up and applauded

Hypernyms: change posture Definition: undergo a change in bodily posture

Synonyms: stand up, hold up, hold water Definition: resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc. Usage: Her shoes won't hold up; This theory won't hold water

Hypernyms: go, hold out, hold up, live, live on, last, endure, survive Definition: continue to live through hardship or adversity Usage: 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?