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Definition 1: refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for stand firm in the sense of this definition

(stand firm is a kind of ...) be emphatic or resolute and refuse to budge

"I must insist!"

(... is a kind of stand firm ) hold stubbornly to a position

"The wife hunkered down and the husband's resistance began to break down"

Definition 2: stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for stand firm in the sense of this definition

(stand firm is a kind of ...) fight against or resist strongly

"The senator said he would oppose the bill" "Don't fight it!"

(... is a kind of stand firm ) be stubborn in resolution or resistance

(... is a kind of stand firm ) refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack

(... is a kind of stand firm ) resist bravely

"He outbraved the enemy"

(... is a kind of stand firm ) resist and fight to a standoff

"Dallas had enough of a lead to hold the Broncos off"

(... is a kind of stand firm ) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright

"I am standing my ground and won't give in!"

(... is a kind of stand firm ) resist or confront with resistance

"The politician defied public opinion" "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear" "The bridge held"

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