HyperDic: withstand

English > 2 senses of the word withstand:
VERBstativewithstand, defy, hold, hold upresist or confront with resistance / resistance
competitionwithstand, resist, hold out, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
withstand > pronunciation
Soundswihthstae'nd
Rhymesampersand ... woodland: 90 rhymes with aend...
English > withstand: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningresist or confront with resistance / resistance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"
Synonymsdefy, hold, hold up
Narrowerweather, endure, brave, brave outface and withstand with courage
Broaderresist, hold out, withstand, stand firmstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something
Spanishaguantar, desafiar, resistir, soportar, sostenerse
Catalanresistir, suportar
Nounswithstanderan opponent who resists with force or resolution
English > withstand: 2 senses > verb 2, competition
Meaningstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsresist, hold out, 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
Nounswithstandera fighter who holds out against attack

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