let stand

let stand

verb affirm, approve, assent to, back, confirm, consent to, corroborate, defend, endorse, fortify, ratify, reaffirm, reinforce, sanction, support, sustain, uphold, validate, verify, vindicate
Associated concepts: let stand a ruling, let stand a verdict, let stand an award
See also: leave
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By declining to take the case, the court let stand lower court rulings blocking the law as violating the First Amendment rights of physicians.
Strain the cream mix over the panettone and let stand for three-four hours.
Add vanilla bean, scraping seeds into milk, and let stand 30 minutes.
Let stand at least 10 minutes after removing from oven, then serve warm.
The appeals court decision let stand a lower court ruling that held the VA incorrectly interpreted regulations to deny retroactive payments to veterans who filed claims after early 1994.
The Supreme Court decided in late April to let stand a California state court decision that exempts religious organizations from local historic preservation laws.
Rosenblum, who conceived "Art at the Crossroads," isn't making any such claims; he let stand what he calls the exhibition's "confusing diversity" without assigning relative merit to particular works.
On day four, strain the clear liquor through several layers of cheesecloth, add one pound of sugar, stir until dissolved, and let stand uncovered until it turns to vinegar.
Supreme Court has let stand a lower court ruling that restricts Hare Krishnas from soliciting donations and selling their materials at Miami International Airport.
Supreme Court recently decided to let stand a ruling by the Eighth U.
Cover and let stand for 5 minutes or until the couscous is soft.
Supreme Court has let stand an appeals court decision which allows contractors to hire "helpers" or "semi-skilled" workers on federal construction projects.