Meaning of “stand up for someone/something” in the English Dictionary

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"stand up for someone/something" in American English

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stand up for someone/something

past tense and past participle stood
phrasal verb with stand us /stænd/ verb past tense and past participle stood /stʊd/

to defend or support someone or something:

Don’t be bullied – stand up for yourself and your beliefs.

(Definition of “stand up for someone/something” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)