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resist

synonym (synonym of resist)

  • (verb.stative)
    elude, especially in a baffling way (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.social)
    express opposition through action or words (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    withstand the force of something (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.social)
    refuse to comply (verb.social)
     

antonym (antonym of resist)

  • (verb.stative)
    be applicable to; as to an analysis (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    give up or agree to forgo to the power or possession of another (verb.competition)
     

hypernym (resist IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • elude, especially in a baffling way (verb.stative)
    be incomprehensible to; escape understanding by (verb.stative)
     
  • express opposition through action or words (verb.social)
    be resistant to (verb.communication)
     
  • refuse to comply (verb.social)
    refuse to go along with; refuse to follow; be disobedient (verb.social)
     
  • resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ (verb.stative)
    show a response or a reaction to something (verb.cognition)
     
  • withstand the force of something (verb.competition)
    fight against or resist strongly (verb.competition)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF resist relation)

  • elude, especially in a baffling way (verb.stative)
    be beyond the resources of (verb.stative)
     
  • express opposition through action or words (verb.social)
    stop work in order to press demands (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    march in protest; take part in a demonstration (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance (verb.social)
     
  • (verb.social)
    break with established customs (verb.social)
     
  • stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something (verb.competition)
    be stubborn in resolution or resistance (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    refuse to back down; remain solid under criticism or attack (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    resist bravely (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    resist and fight to a standoff (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright (verb.stative)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    resist or confront with resistance (verb.stative)
     

verb group (resist is verb group of ....)

  • withstand the force of something (verb.competition)
    hold one's ground; maintain a position; be steadfast or upright (verb.stative)
     

derivation (.... is derived from resist)

  • express opposition through action or words (verb.social)
    the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who participates in a public display of group feeling (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who dissents from some established policy (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    disagreeing, especially with a majority (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    protesting (adj.all)
     
  • refuse to comply (verb.social)
    someone who offers opposition (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who refuses to comply (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    someone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take (noun.person)
     
  • resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ (verb.stative)
    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection) (adj.all)
     
  • stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something (verb.competition)
    the military action of resisting the enemy's advance (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a refusal by a negotiator to come to terms in the hope of obtaining a better deal (noun.communication)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a fighter who holds out against attack (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority (adj.all)
     
  • withstand the force of something (verb.competition)
    a defensive effort (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a cushion-like device that reduces shock due to an impact (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a barrier that surrounds the wheels of a vehicle to block splashing water or mud (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a low metal guard to confine falling coals to a hearth (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track (noun.artifact)
     
  • (adj.all)
    incapable of absorbing or mixing with (adj.all)
     
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