stand out against - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive] British
present tense
I/you/we/theystand out against
he/she/itstands out against
present participlestanding out against
past tensestood out against
past participlestood out against
  1. stand out against something to state or show publicly that you oppose something

    They are not ashamed to stand out against change.

See also main entry: stand