Synonyms of stand by someone/something in English:

stand by someone/something


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phrase

1‘she had stood by him during his years in prison’

SYNONYMS

be loyal to, remain loyal to, stand up for, support, give one's support to, be supportive of, back, back up, give one's backing to, uphold, defend, come to the defence of, stick up for, champion, take someone's part, take the side of, side with

ANTONYMS

abandon

2‘the government must stand by its pledges’

SYNONYMS

abide by, keep, keep to, adhere to, hold to, stick to, observe, heed, comply with, act in accordance with

ANTONYMS

go back on