Support or defend (a person or cause): they pick on her and she won’t stick up for herself
More example sentences
- It's like I don't even know who I'm sticking up for sometimes, who's side I should really be on.
- He stuck up for those that were helpless to defend themselves.
- The friend, whom I'd stuck up for, did a deal with the police: he agreed to give evidence against me in return for being let off.