HyperDic: withstander

English > 2 senses of the word withstander:
NOUNperson withstanderan opponent who resists with force or resolution
person withstander, defendera fighter who holds out against attack
English > withstander: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn opponent who resists with force or resolution.
Example"obstinate withstanders of innovation"
Broaderadversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resistersomeone who offers opposition
Verbswithstandresist or confront with resistance / resistance
English > withstander: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA fighter who holds out against attack.
Synonymdefender
Broadercombatant, battler, belligerent, fighter, scrappersomeone who fights (or is fighting)
Verbswithstandstand up or offer resistance / resistance to somebody or something

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