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  • as inchallenge
  • as income to grips with
  • as inface
  • as intake on

synonyms for make a stand

  • ask for
  • assert
  • call for
  • claim
  • confront
  • defy
  • demand
  • denounce
  • impose
  • require
  • test
  • try
  • accost
  • arouse
  • beard
  • brave
  • cross
  • dare
  • exact
  • impeach
  • impugn
  • inquire
  • investigate
  • provoke
  • query
  • reclaim
  • stimulate
  • summon
  • tax
  • vindicate
  • call out
  • face down
  • face off
  • face the music
  • fly in the face of
  • hang in
  • insist upon
  • invite competition
  • make a point of
  • object to
  • search out
  • stand up to
  • stick it out
  • throw down the gauntlet

antonyms for make a stand

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  • deny
  • answer
  • calm
  • dodge
  • ignore
  • agreement
  • decision
  • victory
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    How to use make a stand in a sentence

    And to tell the truth, she couldn't help wishing he could see, so he could make the game livelier.
    THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
    She did not need a great cook-book; She knew how much and what it took To make things good and sweet and light.
    BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
    Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
    GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
    Now this setting up of an orderly law-abiding self seems to me to imply that there are impulses which make for order.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    Give a sweet savour, and a memorial of fine flour, and make a fat offering, and then give place to the physician.
    THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
    Those in whom the impulse is strong and dominant are perhaps those who in later years make the good society actors.
    CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
    It is then we make him our friend, which sets us above the envy and contempt of wicked men.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    She stood, in her young purity, at one end of the chain of years, and Mrs. Chepstow—did she really stand at the other?
    BELLA DONNAROBERT HICHENS
    But the liberal soul deviseth liberal things, and by liberal things shall he stand.
    THE LIFE AND MOST SURPRISING ADVENTURES OF ROBINSON CRUSOE, OF YORK, MARINER (1801)DANIEL DEFOE
    Terror drives you on; fate coerces you; you can't help yourself, and my delight is to make the plunge terrible.
    CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
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    OCTOBER 26, 1985
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    WORDS RELATED TO MAKE A STAND

    • bit the bullet
    • bore
    • braced
    • braved
    • confronted
    • contended
    • coped with
    • endured
    • faced
    • grappled with
    • made a stand
    • stomached
    • suffered
    • sustained
    • took
    • went to the mat
    • withstood
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