HyperDic: resist

English > 6 senses of the word resist:
VERBstativeresist, defy, refuseelude, especially in a baffling way
competitionresist, hold out, withstand, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
socialresist, protest, dissentexpress opposition through action or words / words
competitionresist, stand, fendwithstand the force of something
stativeresist, reject, refuseresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ
socialresist, balk, baulk, jibrefuse to comply
resist > pronunciation
Soundsrihzih'st; riyzih'st
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > resist: 6 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningelude, especially in a baffling way.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsdefy, refuse
NarrowerbeggarBe beyond the resources of
Broaderelude, escapeBe incomprehensible to
Oppositelend oneself, applyBe applicable to
Spanishdesafiar, oponerse, rechazar, resistir
Catalanoposar-se
English > resist: 6 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymshold out, withstand, stand firm
Narrowerdefy, withstand, hold, hold upresist or confront with resistance / resistance
hold offResist and fight to a standoff
outbraveresist bravely
stand, remain firmhold one's ground
stand outBe stubborn in resolution or resistance
stand uprefuse to back down
Broaderfight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defendfight against or resist strongly
Oppositesurrender, give upGive up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another
Spanishaguantar firme, aguantar, resistir, soportar
Catalanresistir
Adjectivesresistant, resistivedisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
Nounsresistancethe military action of resisting the enemy's / enemy's advance
English > resist: 6 senses > verb 3, social
MeaningExpress opposition through action or words / words.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsprotest, dissent
Entailed bydefect, desertdesert (a cause, a country or an army) , often in order to join the opposing cause, country, or army
Narrowerdemonstrate, marchmarch in protest
rebel, arise, rise, rise uptake part in a rebellion
rebel, renegadebreak with established customs / customs
strike, walk outstop work in order to press demands
Broaderoppose, controvert, contradictBe resistant to
Spanishdiscrepar, disentir, oponerse, protestar, resistirse
Catalandiscrepar, oposar-se, protestar, resistir-se
Adjectivesresistant, resistivedisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
English > resist: 6 senses > verb 4, competition
Meaningwithstand the force of something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"The trees resisted her"
Synonymsstand, fend
Broaderfight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defendfight against or resist strongly
Similar tostand, remain firmhold one's ground
Adjectivesresistantincapable of absorbing or mixing with
English > resist: 6 senses > verb 5, stative
Meaningresist immunologically the introduction of some foreign / foreign tissue or organ.
PatternSomething ----s something
Synonymsreject, refuse
Broaderreact, respondshow a response or a reaction to something
Adjectivesresistantrelating to or conferring immunity / immunity (to disease or infection)
English > resist: 6 senses > verb 6, social
Meaningrefuse to comply.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThey resist moving
Synonymsbalk, baulk, jib
Broaderdisobeyrefuse to go along with
Spanishfrustrar, negarse, plantarse, rehusar, resistirse
Catalanabandonar, frustrar, refusar, resistir-se
Adjectivesresistant, resistivedisposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority
Nounsresistancegroup action in opposition to those in power
resistersomeone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
resistersomeone who offers opposition

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