stand behind


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Related to stand behind: stand by, thesaurus, knee-slapping, stand behind me
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stand

verb
1. To adopt a standing posture.Also used with up:
2. To restore to or place in an upright or proper position.Also used with up:
3. To put up with.Also used with for:
Informal: lump.
Idioms: take it, take it lying down.
4. Informal. To pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another):
Informal: set up.
Slang: blow.
Idiom: stand treat.
phrasal verb
stand behind
To aid the cause of by approving or favoring:
Idioms: align oneself with, go to bat for, take the part of.
phrasal verb
stand by
To aid the cause of by approving or favoring:
Idioms: align oneself with, go to bat for, take the part of.
phrasal verb
stand for
1. To serve as an example, image, or symbol of:
2. To serve as an official delegate of:
phrasal verb
stand in
To act as a substitute:
Informal: pinch-hit, sub.
phrasal verb
stand out
1. To curve outward past the normal or usual limit:
2. To be obtrusively conspicuous:
Idioms: stare someone in the face, stick out like a sore thumb.
phrasal verb
stand up
1. To prove valid under scrutiny:
Informal: wash.
2. To withstand stress or difficulty:
References in classic literature ?
"I'll try not to let it go," he said, taking his stand behind Tit, and waiting for the time to begin.
Others will stand behind counters, and measure tape, and ribbon, and cambric by the yard.
But I made Thompson let those gold-framed mirrors that used to stand behind the bar go into the bargain, and they sort of furnish the room.
Bilawal also said that if the government of Pakistan handles the Kashmir issue according to the wishes of the nation with 'seriousness' then the entire nation and politicians would stand behind the government and its policy.
"They stand behind us and, as we saw at Crystal Palace, the players stand behind them as well.
Owners and founders Joe and Ruby Butkauskas and Manager David Combs say they stand behind their products and offer the best prices.
Then, in the background of the video, Ozil emerges from a door and walks up to stand behind Kyan, who continues talking.
At the moment, we need to stand behind the man who struggled for 22 years in order to put things in order.
The Prime Minister has said that government and people of Pakistan firmly stand behind their armed forces and intelligence agencies, and greatly acknowledge the unprecedented achievements of these institutions.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has said the government and people of Pakistan firmly stand behind their armed forces and intelligence agencies and greatly acknowledge the unprecedented achievements of these institutions.
"Those who stand behind the anti-mandate campaigns, be it politicians or media outlets, are known for their political identity and their intellectual bankruptcy.
AS investigations into the April 5, 2018 robbery in Offa continues, some indigenes of the town, under the aegis of the Concerned Citizens of Offa Community, have called on the Olofa of Offa, Oba Muftau Gbadamosi, to always stand behind his people.