Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia.
stand one's groundand hold one's ground
to stand up for one's rights; to resist an attack. The lawyer tried to confuse me when I was giving testimony, but I managed to stand my ground. some people were trying to crowd us out of the line for tickets, but we held our ground.
stand (one's) ground
1. To maintain one's position against an attack.
2. To refuse to compromise; be unyielding.