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Synonyms for withstand
wɪθˈstænd, wɪð-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defy, withstand, hold, hold up(verb)

    resist or confront with resistance

    "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"

    Synonyms:
    accommodate, book, stand up, retain, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, hold out, take hold, bind, defy, hold up, arrest, dare, live, take, have, concord, survive, live on, check, make, take for, go for, stand firm, keep, defend, control, harbor, deem, throw, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, stick up, last, confine, hold water, have got, go, endure, restrain, declare, agree, hold in, delay, halt, contain, concur, maintain, guard, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, obtain, refuse, resist, detain, bear

  2. resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm(verb)

    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

    Synonyms:
    live, exsert, reject, hold firm, stand pat, stand, last, refuse, stretch forth, wear, hold up, hold out, fend, stand fast, hold, balk, live on, dissent, put out, stretch out, extend, jib, go, endure, stand firm, defy, baulk, survive, protest, resist

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. withstand

    Synonyms:
    deny, disallow, disapprove, forbid, protest, refuse, reject, resist

    Antonyms:
    admit, allow, concede, consent to, grant, let, permit, sanction, suffer, tolerate, yield

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. withstand

    Synonyms:
    oppose, resist, confront, thwart, face

    Antonyms:
    yield, surrender, submit, acquiesce, countenance, support, encourage, aid, abet, back

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. withstand(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    resist, oppose, face, confront, strive against, stand against, make a stand against, not submit to

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "withstand":

    resist, endure, bear, stand

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How to use withstand in a sentence?

  1. Jaap Meijer:

    It is a step in the right direction, as these steps will not bring the budget into balance again but do help to improve the fiscal sustainability of the country and its ability to withstand low oil prices now and in the future.

  2. Denise Caruso:

    It shouldn't be too much of a surprise that the Internet has evolved into a force strong enough to reflect the greatest hopes and fears of those who use it. After all, it was designed to withstand nuclear war, not just the puny huffs and puffs of politicians and religious fanatics.

  3. Andrew Bailey:

    Such disruption to the economy should have lower impact on the core banking system than the recent stress tests run by the Bank of England have shown the system can withstand, those stress tests demonstrated that banks would be able to continue to lend to households and businesses even while absorbing the effects of substantial and a prolonged economic downturns, in both the UK and the global economies, as well as falls in asset prices much larger than experienced in recent weeks.

  4. Douglas Booth:

    ... I think she'd hopefully take it as a compliment and you know it's the testament at how brilliant her original work was, the fact that it can withstand zombies being added to it and many years down the line just tell that story in a very different way, pride and Prejudice and Zombies.

  5. Emeasoba George:

    Anybody who is never willing to face/withstand/bear/overcome so many things will hardly have so many things in life. Because, life itself is bound to unfold so many things both good & bad/favourable & unfavourable/simple & complex.


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