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resistance

synonym (synonym of resistance)

  • (noun.act)
    the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current (noun.artifact)
     

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

  • (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease (noun.state)
    a state at a particular time (noun.state)
     
  • (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness (noun.attribute)
    the trait of being unwilling (noun.attribute)
     
  • a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms (noun.phenomenon)
    a physical phenomenon involving electricity (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force (noun.group)
    a political unit organized to promote revolution (noun.group)
     
  • an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current (noun.artifact)
    a device that produces or is powered by electricity (noun.artifact)
     
  • any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion (noun.phenomenon)
    a physical phenomenon associated with the equilibrium or motion of objects (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • group action in opposition to those in power (noun.act)
    action taken by a group of people (noun.act)
     
  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
    something done (usually as opposed to something said) (noun.act)
     
  • the capacity of an organism to defend itself against harmful environmental agents (noun.state)
    the susceptibility of something to a particular treatment (noun.state)
     
  • the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria) (noun.attribute)
    the quality of being unresponsive; not reacting; as a quality of people, it is marked by a failure to respond quickly or with emotion to people or eve more.. (noun.attribute)
     
  • the military action of resisting the enemy's advance (noun.act)
    a military engagement (noun.act)
     

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

  • (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease (noun.state)
    the property of eliciting an immune response (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    immunity to a particular disease that is not innate but has been acquired during life; immunity can be acquired by the development of antibodies after more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    immunity to disease that occurs as part of an individual's natural biologic makeup (noun.state)
     
  • a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms (noun.phenomenon)
    the ohmic resistance of a conductor (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force (noun.group)
    the French underground that fought against the German occupation in World War II (noun.group)
     
  • an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current (noun.artifact)
    a resistor inserted into a circuit to compensate for changes (as those arising from temperature fluctuations) (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    resistors connected in series across a voltage source; used to obtain a desired fraction of the voltage (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    resistor for regulating current (noun.artifact)
     
  • any mechanical force that tends to retard or oppose motion (noun.phenomenon)
    the resistance encountered when one body is moved in contact with another (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    opposition to the flow of sound through a surface; acoustic resistance is the real component of acoustic impedance and acoustic reactance is the imagi more.. (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • (noun.phenomenon)
    the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid (noun.phenomenon)
     
  • group action in opposition to those in power (noun.act)
    the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    resistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a defiant act (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    coming into conflict with (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    deliberate interference (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    refusal to accept some authority or code or convention (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an insubordinate act (noun.act)
     
  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
    a management action resisting employee's demands; employees are barred from entering the workplace until they agree to terms (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    resistance to or defense against a hostile takeover (noun.act)
     

part meronym (HAS PART relation)

  • an electrical device that resists the flow of electrical current (noun.artifact)
    an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow (noun.artifact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from resistance)

  • (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease (noun.state)
    relating to the condition of immunity (adj.pert)
     
  • (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness (noun.attribute)
    impervious to being affected (adj.all)
     
  • a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms (noun.phenomenon)
    exhibiting or relating to electrical resistance (adj.pert)
     
  • a secret group organized to overthrow a government or occupation force (noun.group)
    conducted with or marked by hidden aims or methods (adj.all)
     
  • group action in opposition to those in power (noun.act)
    refuse to comply (verb.social)
     
  • (adj.all)
    disposed to or engaged in defiance of established authority (adj.all)
     
  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
    be against; express opposition to (verb.communication)
     
  • the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria) (noun.attribute)
    relating to or conferring immunity (to disease or infection) (adj.all)
     
  • the military action of resisting the enemy's advance (noun.act)
    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something (verb.competition)
     

domain category (resistance is domain category of ....)

  • (medicine) the condition in which an organism can resist disease (noun.state)
    the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques (noun.cognition)
     
  • (psychiatry) an unwillingness to bring repressed feelings into conscious awareness (noun.attribute)
    the branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders (noun.cognition)
     
  • the degree of unresponsiveness of a disease-causing microorganism to antibiotics or other drugs (as in penicillin-resistant bacteria) (noun.attribute)
    (microbiology) single-celled or noncellular spherical or spiral or rod-shaped organisms lacking chlorophyll that reproduce by fission; important as pa more.. (noun.animal)
     
  • the military action of resisting the enemy's advance (noun.act)
    the military forces of a nation (noun.group)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part meronym derivation domain category opposition electric resistance immunity underground resistor action military action group action electrical device involuntariness unwillingness lockout reaction anti-takeover defense confrontation sales resistance circuit electric circuit electrical circuit oppose hold out balk baulk insubordinate resistant armed forces armed services military psychiatry psychological medicine psychopathology

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