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
Main entry: stand up
Definition: refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
Definition: be standing; be upright
Usage: We had to stand for the entire performance!
Definition: put into an upright position
Usage: Can you stand the bookshelf up?
Definition: rise to one's feet
Usage: The audience got up and applauded
Definition: rise up as in fear
Usage: The dog's fur bristled; It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!
Definition: resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
Usage: Her shoes won't hold up; This theory won't hold water