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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Our nations highest court let stand two appellate court decisions affirming that states have a right to protect their citizens by favoring clean energy -- including nuclear -- over pollution-emitting energy from coal, oil and natural gas power plants.
Supreme Court's decision to reject appeals challenging Zero Emissions Credit, or ZEC, programs in Illinois and New York: "Today our nation's highest court let stand two appellate court decisions affirming that states have a right to protect their citizens by favoring clean energy -- including nuclear -- over pollution-emitting energy from coal, oil and natural gas power plants.
Fill a glass or mug with boiling water and let stand while the mug warms.
Mix 1 can of condensed milk and 1 cup coconut milk together and pour over cake while still warm and let stand until mixture is absorbed in the cake.
Let stand 1 minute, and then add 1 cup boiling water.
Let stand for about 5 minutes or until shrimp are opaque.
By declining to take the case, the court let stand lower court rulings blocking the law as violating the First Amendment rights of physicians.
Supreme Court's decision to let stand appeals court rulings allowing same-sex marriages in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin.
Let stand until desired consistency is reached and cool slightly before serving.
Without comment, the court let stand a June 1 ruling by the 6th U.S.
The Supreme Court has let stand most of the provisions of two federal laws passed in 2010 by holding the requirement that most Americans purchase health insurance constitutional.
TOKYO - The Supreme Court let stand the death sentence for a senior AUM Shinrikyo cult member by rejecting an appeal over his involvement in the group's sarin gas attacks in Japan in the 1990s, effectively ending more than 16 years of investigations and trials involving the group.

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