stand high/low with (someone)

idiom

Definition of stand high/low with (someone)

chiefly British
: to be thought of as good/bad by (someone)
  • He stands high/low with the voters.

Word by Word Definitions

stand play
  1. : to support oneself on the feet in an erect position

  2. : to be a specified height when fully erect

  3. : to rise to an erect position

  1. : a halt for defense or resistance

  2. : an often defensive effort of some duration or degree of success

  3. : a stop made to give a performance

high play
  1. : rising or extending upward a great distance : taller than average, usual, or expected

  2. : having a specified height or elevation : tall

  3. : situated or passing above the normal level, surface, base of measurement, or elevation

  1. : at or to a high place, altitude, level, or degree

  2. : well, luxuriously

  1. : an elevated place or region: such as

  2. : hill, knoll

  3. : the space overhead : sky

low play
  1. : moo

  1. : the deep sustained sound characteristic especially of a cow

  1. : having a small upward extension or elevation

  2. : situated or passing little above a reference line, point, or plane

  3. : having a low-cut neckline

  1. : something that is low: such as

  2. : depth

  3. : a region of low barometric pressure

  1. : flame, blaze

  1. : flame, blaze

someone play
  1. : some person : somebody


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