stand against

stand against
oppose, rise against

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  • stand against — To resist • • • Main Entry: ↑stand …   Useful english dictionary

  • stand against — index counter, counteract, disapprove (reject), fight (counteract), oppugn Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton …   Law dictionary

  • stand against — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms stand against : present tense I/you/we/they stand against he/she/it stands against present participle standing against past tense stood against past participle stood against British 1) stand against… …   English dictionary

  • To stand against — Stand Stand (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stand against — Oppose, resist, withstand …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • take a firm stand (against something) — take a firm ˈline/ˈstand (on/against sth) idiom to make your beliefs known and to try to make others follow them • We need to take a firm line on tobacco advertising. • They took a firm stand against drugs in the school. Main entry: ↑firmidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a stand against — index counter, counteract, cross (disagree with), fight (counteract), repel (drive back) …   Law dictionary

  • take a stand against — index counter, disagree, oppose, rebut Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • take one's stand against — index antagonize, counteract Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Stand — (st[a^]nd), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Stood} (st[oo^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Standing}.] [OE. standen; AS. standan; akin to OFries. stonda, st[=a]n, D. staan, OS. standan, st[=a]n, OHG. stantan, st[=a]n, G. stehen, Icel. standa, Dan. staae, Sw. st[*a],… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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