(third-person singular simple present stands up for, present participle standing up for, simple past and past participle stood up f)
- To speak or act in support or defense of (a person, a cause, a belief, or the like).
- She stood up for me when no one else would, and I've never forgotten it.
- Those who don't stand up for their rights are apt to lose them.
- Though I disagreed with him, I respected him for standing up for what he believed in.
- stand up
- stand up to