Synonyms of 'stick up for someone'
▷ See stick
defendDictionary, support, champion
Thanks for sticking up for me.
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If you champion a person, a cause, or a principle, you support or defend them.
He passionately championed the poor.
If you defend someone or something when they have been criticized, you argue in support of them.
Police chiefs strongly defended police conduct.
He supported the hardworking people.
take (someone's) part
go along with
stand up for
hold (someone's) hand
stick up for (informal)
boost (someone's) morale
take up the cudgels for
be a source of strength to
Thesaurus for stick up for someone from the Collins English Thesaurus