New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: stand-up · stand out · land up · send up · stack up · stake up · stand at · stand by · stand in · stand on
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stand up

1 (v + adv) rise, get up INTRANSITIVEseas suas PhrV  c m useas verb  c m uéirigh i do sheasamh VPbheith i do sheasamh VP 2 (v + adv) remain on feet INTRANSITIVEbheith i do sheasamh VPseas verb  c m uthere wasn't room to stand up on the train ní raibh áit seasaimh ar an traeinshe had to stand up on the bus b'éigean di fanacht ina seasamh ar an mbus
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3 (v + adv) bear examination INTRANSITIVE seas verb  c m uglac verb  c m uthe argument wouldn't stand up in court ní sheasfadh an argóint sin sa chúirt, ní ghlacfaí leis an argóint sin sa chúirtthe arguments don't stand up to scrutiny ní sheasann na hargóintí sin nuair a dhéantar iad a scrúdú go mion, níl aon teacht aniar sna hargóintí sin nuair a dhéantar iad a scrúdú go mion 4 (v + adv) defend INTRANSITIVEseas verb  c m uto stand up for your rights seasamh ar son do cheart, an fód a sheasamh ar son do cheart, cur go tréan ar son do cheartyou've got to stand up for yourself caithfidh tú cur ar do shon féin, caithfidh tú an fód a sheasamh ar do shon féin 5 (v + adv) oppose INTRANSITIVEseas verb  c m uan fód a sheasamh VPstanding up to injustice seasamh in aghaidh na héagóra, cur i gcoinne na héagóra 6 (v + adv) be resistant to wear etc INTRANSITIVEseas verb  c m uthese tables can stand up to lots of use seasfaidh na boird seo go leor úsáide, tá an-acmhainn ag na boird seo ar neart úsáide, tá buanfas sna boird seo i gcoinne go leor úsáide 7 (v + adv) informal fail to turn up for date with TRANSITIVEfeall ar PhrV  c m ulig síos  c m uI had a date last night but she stood me up bhí coinne agam aréir ach d'fheall sí orm, bhí coinne agam aréir ach d'fhág sí i mo staic mé, bhí coinne agam aréir ach lig sí síos mé 8 (v + adv) place upright TRANSITIVEcuir ina sheasamh → see stand

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