from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To rise from a lying or sitting position.
- v. To bring something up and set it into a standing position.
- v. To avoid a prearranged meeting, especially a date, with (a person) without prior notification; to jilt or shirk.
- v. To last or endure over a period of time.
- v. To continue to be believable, consistent, or plausible.
- v. To stand immediately behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a slow or spin bowler, and to attempt to stump the batsman.
- v. To launch, propel upwards
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
- v. defend against attack or criticism
- v. put into an upright position
- v. be standing; be upright
- v. refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
- v. rise up as in fear
- v. rise to one's feet
Equivalent to stand + up. (Wiktionary)
Sorry, no example sentences found.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.