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    resist

    resist - Dictionary definition and meaning for word resist

    Definition
    (verb) elude, especially in a baffling way
    Synonyms : defy , refuse
    Example Sentence
    • This behavior defies explanation
    Definition
    (verb) stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
    Synonyms : hold out , stand firm , withstand
    Definition
    (verb) express opposition through action or words
    Synonyms : dissent , protest
    Example Sentence
    • dissent to the laws of the country
    Definition
    (verb) withstand the force of something
    Synonyms : fend , stand
    Example Sentence
    • The trees resisted her
    • stand the test of time
    • The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow
    Definition
    (verb) resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ
    Synonyms : refuse , reject
    Example Sentence
    • His body rejected the liver of the donor
    Definition
    (verb) refuse to comply
    Synonyms : balk , baulk , jib
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