resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"
put into an upright position; "Can you stand the bookshelf up?"
requiring a standing position; "a stand-up bar"; "a stand-up comic"
be standing; be upright; "We had to stand for the entire performance!"
rise up as in fear; "The dog's fur bristled"; "It was a sight to make one's hair uprise!"
Manfully contested, as a stand-up fight; bystander, one standing near.