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  Words related to resist

Related / Similar Words: stand, fend, hold out, withstand, stand firm, protest, dissent, balk, baulk, jib, defy, refuse, reject

 

Definition:
  • withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow";
  • stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something;
  • express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country";
  • refuse to comply;
  • elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation";
  • resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor";

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    Hyponyms: stand out, stand up, outbrave, hold off, stand, remain firm, defy, withstand, hold, hold up, strike, walk out, demonstrate, march, rebel, arise, rise, rise up, renegade, beggar

     

    Grouped Verbs: stand, remain firm

     

    Derivational Morphology: fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot, wing, stand, defender, withstander, holdout, resistance, protest, objection, dissent, dissenter, dissident, protester, objector, contestant, demonstrator, balker, baulker, noncompliant, adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, thwarter

     

    Anagrams: sitter, sister, Sister, Sitter

     

     
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