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speak up for

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Synonyms for speak up for

verb show support for
  • advocate
  • argue
  • assert
  • back
  • champion
  • endorse
  • explain
  • guarantee
  • justify
  • maintain
  • stand by
  • support
  • uphold
  • aid
  • befriend
  • espouse
  • exculpate
  • exonerate
  • plead
  • rationalize
  • recommend
  • second
  • stonewall
  • sustain
  • vindicate
  • warrant
  • apologize for
  • back up
  • bear one out
  • come to defense of
  • cover for
  • go to bat for
  • prove a case
  • put in a good word
  • ride shotgun for
  • say in defense
  • speak up for
  • stand up for
  • stick up for
  • thump for

Antonyms for speak up for

  • disapprove
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • oppose
  • protest
  • reject
  • accuse
  • blame
  • condemn
  • punish
  • sentence
  • abandon
  • attack
  • deny
  • desert
  • forsake
  • leave
  • quit
  • relinquish
  • renounce
  • resign
  • surrender
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to speak up for

defend

verb. show support for
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.