HyperDic: stand_up

English > 7 senses of the expression stand up:
VERBmotionstand up, arise, rise, uprise, get uprise to one's feet
competitionstand uprefuse to back down
contactstand up, stand, place uprightput into an upright position
contactstand up, standbe standing
communicationstand up, stick updefend against attack or criticism
stativestand up, hold up, hold waterresist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
motionstand up, bristle, upriserise up as in fear
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
MeaningRise to one's feet.
PatternSomebody ----s
ModelSam and Sue stand up
Synonymsarise, rise, uprise, get up
Entailed bystand, stand upBe standing
Narrowertake the floorstand up to dance
Broaderchange postureUndergo a change in bodily posture
See alsostandbe standing
Oppositelie down, lieassume a reclining position
sit down, sitTake a seat / seat / seat
Spanishalzarse, erguirse, levantarse
Catalanaixecar-se, alçar-se, posar-se dret
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningrefuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack / attack.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Broaderresist, hold out, withstand, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningput into an upright position.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsstand, place upright
Cause tostand, stand upBe standing
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Similar tostand, stand upBe standing
Spanishaguantar, levantar, poner de pie, ponerse de pie, poner
Catalanaguantar, posar dret, posar-se dempeus
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningBe standing; be upright.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s PP
Entailsarise, rise, uprise, get up, stand upRise to one's feet
Caused bystand, stand up, place uprightput into an upright position
Narrowerline up, queue up, queueform a queue, form a line, stand in line
rampStand with arms or forelegs raised, as if menacing
stand backStand away from an object or person
Broaderrestnot move
OppositelieBe lying, be prostrate
sit, sit downBe seated
Similar tostand, stand up, place uprightput into an upright position
Spanishaguantar, alzar, levantarse, levantar, ponerse de pie, tolerar
Catalanaguantar, aixecar-se, aixecar, alçar, posar-se dempeus, tolerar
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 5, communication
Meaningdefend against attack or criticism.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Synonymstick up
Broaderdefend, support, fend forargue or speak in defense / defense of
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 6, stative
Meaningresist or withstand wear, criticism, etc..
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymshold up, hold water
Broadersurvive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold outContinue to live through hardship or adversity
English > stand up: 7 senses > verb 7, motion
MeaningRise up as in fear.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsbristle, uprise
Spanisherizarse, erizar

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