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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:

    resist, endure, bear, stand

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  1. withstand

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