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Definition of 'stand up'

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She tried to stand up, to direct the flow of marks into the wall or ceiling. Garth Nix LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)Chas, you know, was always delicate and they were anxious about how he would stand up to shock. Brent-Dyer, Elinor CHALLENGE FOR THE CHALET SCHOOLI couldn't do anything when I was sitting down, but when Saisse forced me to stand up I feigned a dizzy spell. MacNeill, Alastair CODE BREAKEROut of the corner of her eye she saw a few people stand up from the bus stop bench. Melinda Metz BETRAYED (2001)A stand-up wash in the kitchen suited me and I wouldn't have put it past him to do a jimmy riddle in the tub, just to spite me. Laurie Graham MR STARLIGHT (2004)Despite those two years on the box, he was still a stand-up at heart. Tony Parsons MAN AND WIFE (2004)An overpowered Zodiac with a fiberglass transom and stand-up steering console. James W. Hall BLACKWATER SOUND (2004)

Synonyms of 'stand up'

be plausible, be convincing, hold up, hold water

Translations for 'stand up'

British English: stand up /stænd ʌp/ VERB
When you are standing up, your body is upright, your legs are straight, and your weight is supported by your feet.
Shop assistants have to stand up all day.
  • American English: stand up
  • Arabic: يَنْهَضُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: levantar-se
  • Chinese: 起立
  • Croatian: stajati
  • Czech: stát na nohou
  • Danish: stå op
  • Dutch: opstaan gaan staan
  • European Spanish: ponerse en pie
  • Finnish: seista
  • French: se lever
  • German: aufstehen
  • Greek: σηκώνομαι
  • Italian: alzarsi
  • Japanese: 起立する
  • Korean: 일어서다
  • Norwegian: stå opp
  • Polish: stanąć
  • European Portuguese: estar de pé
  • Romanian: a sta în picioare
  • Russian: стоять
  • Spanish: ponerse en pie
  • Swedish: sätta sig emot
  • Thai: ยืนขึ้น
  • Turkish: hakkını savunmak
  • Ukrainian: вставати
  • Vietnamese: đứng lên

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