Textual thesaurus for "stand up"

(verb) 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

(verb) stand

be standing; be upright

We had to stand for the entire performance!

(verb) stand, place upright

put into an upright position

Can you stand the bookshelf up?

(verb) rise, arise, get up, uprise

rise to one's feet

The audience got up and applauded

(verb) uprise, bristle

rise up as in fear

The dog's fur bristled; It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!

(verb) hold up, hold water

resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.

Her shoes won't hold up; This theory won't hold water