Definition of Stand fast
1. Verb. Refuse to abandon one's opinion or belief.
Generic synonyms: Insist, Take A Firm Stand
Specialized synonyms: Hunker Down
Lexicographical Neighbors of Stand Fast
Literary usage of Stand fast
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan, Izaak Walton (1909)
"Then Mr Stand-fast blushed, and said, But why, did you see me? ... If you thought not amiss [said Stand-fast] how happy am I, but if I be not as I should, ..."
2. Publications (1853)
"Iv. 2. love of our Lord, that you will unite in prayers for me to the Lord, that I may stand fast in piety when I am tried. Further, I beg that you will ..."
3. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by Robert M. Hartley, American Bible Society, Wightman family (1875)
"13 Watch ye, stand fast in the faith, quit you like men, lie strong. 15 I beseech you, brethren, (ye know the house of Stephanas, that it is the first- ..."
4. The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to Prose edited by Henry Cabot Lodge, Francis Whiting Halsey (1909)
"n THE DEATH OF VALIANT-POR-TRUTH AND OF STAND-FAST" IT was noised abroad that ... Then there came forth a Summons for Mr Stand-fast (This Mr Stand-fast was ..."