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  • verb intransitive To rise from a lying or sitting position.
  • verb transitive To bring something up and set it into a standing position.
  • verb transitive, idiomatic To avoid a prearranged meeting, especially a date, with (a person) without prior notification; to jilt or shirk.
  • verb intransitive, of a thing To last or endure over a period of time.
  • verb intransitive To continue to be believable, consistent, or plausible.
  • verb intransitive, cricket, of a wicket-keeper To stand immediately behind the wicket so as to catch balls from a slow or spin bowler, and to attempt to stump the batsman.
  • verb transitive To launch, propel upwards

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  • verb resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.
  • verb defend against attack or criticism
  • verb put into an upright position
  • verb be standing; be upright
  • verb refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack
  • verb rise up as in fear
  • verb rise to one's feet


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Equivalent to stand + up.


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