Definitions

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  • 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

Etymologies

Equivalent to stand + up. (Wiktionary)

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