speak up for - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyspeak up for
he/she/itspeaks up for
present participlespeaking up for
past tensespoke up for
past participlespoken up for
  1. speak up for someone/something to say something in support of someone or something

    In the end, there was no one who was prepared to speak up for her.

See also main entry: speak