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stands up for

phrase , present tense third-person singular of stand up for

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1 to drive danger or attack away from
  • She always stood up for her little sister on the playground.
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2 to continue to declare to be true or proper despite opposition or objections
  • You have to stand up for the rules or there will be chaos.
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3 to promote the interests or cause of
  • He stood up for the rights of those without a voice.
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