stand firm

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Synonyms for stand firm

refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief

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He called for political blocs and government authorities to stand firm against such practices and conduct effective performing procedures to bring security and stability, praising the courage of the governor of Basra on the dismissing of the police chief on the wake of security breaches in the province.
What I want is for the First Minister and all MSPs to say "no"' to the kind of language used by the Cardinal and others when discussing lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues - and to stand firm with Stonewall and call it what it is.
BRITAIN'S workers have been urged to stand firm and fight for fair pay deals amid reports that bank bosses are in line for huge bonuses.
If the Lib-Dems stand firm on all aspects of personal freedom and identity and reform the voting system - if only as far as establishing the Alternative Vote - they will strengthen their position in the country to the benefit of us all.
Summary: Ministers have vowed to stand firm against "vested interests" pleading for special treatment in the upcoming round of spending cuts.
Delivering a speech at the ceremony, Davutoglu said, "if the ground of the world is changing, we cannot stand firm on this ground.
CDATA[ Activists urge Netanyahu, ministers to stand firm in the face of US pressure: "Obama's demands are 'chutzpa'.
The nation should stand firm against terrorist elements and save the motherland for the generations to come, he added.
Young people should not be afraid and they should stand firm in defense of their positions.
Even worse, I think, is how it pits brother against brother, as one Christian believes we must stand firm, while another thinks we must "turn the other cheek," and yet another thinks that, in the name of tolerance, we should never speak the truth lest it offend someone
The FAW should stand firm on their opposition to Team GB.
ENGLAND our Island home There's not many here who want to roam What has happened to us all That we would let old England fall Fall below the standards of other lands Our England was once so very grand So come on folk, let's all take a stand To work and strive for this our land Where all are free, free to heckle, free to tease And free to get just where we please Let England make a great comeback Stand firm and tall to fly our "Jack".
The old traditions stand firm at this tiny Newhall congregation.
She later emboldened Parisians to stand firm against the barbaric leader Clovis while she negotiated governing terms with him.
After the national organization found itself riddled with lawsuits and unpaid bills, when the leadership appeared to be more interested in 'looking good' than 'being good,' your board members decided that in order to uphold their personal integrity and to stand firm in the face of the Lord, that the ties needed to be severed.