stand behind (someone or something)

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stand behind (someone or something)

1. Literally, to stand or position oneself to the rear of someone or something. Okay, Jake, you stand behind Samantha here in line. I think that's my blind date standing awkwardly behind the statue across the square.
2. To guarantee, ensure, or show one's steadfast support of someone or something, or for someone's or something's worth, ability, performance, etc. I'm very grateful to my husband, who always stood behind me during the inquest. If your own employees won't stand behind your new software, how can you expect uptake by the public?
See also: behind, stand
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The government will forcefully confront the suspicious calls to violate law and order and those who stand behind them through decisive measures," he said.
Well located, high quality properties and the reputation of the developers who stand behind them are the factors that are attracting major tenants.
JBoss is a key contributor and technology driver in these latest versions of Tomcat and mod_jk, and we stand behind them with the same level of accountability and professional support services that enterprises expect from any software company.
Mostly because the executives understand the value of good employees, are honest about their intentions and have the moral integrity to stand behind them," exclaims account specialist Genell O'Connor.
We hope that our contribution will benefit the men and women who have been deployed around the world to protect our freedom, as well as the many families and individuals who stand behind them.
It's based on the simple premise that, as a health plan, we shouldn't stand between doctor and patient; we should stand behind them.