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English verb: remain firm

1. remain firm (stative) hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright


SamplesI am standing my ground and won't give in!.


Synonymsstand


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand


Verb groupfend, resist, stand


Antonymsrelent, soften, yield









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