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withstand

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of withstand

  1. to refuse to give in to <trying to withstand the temptation to use the beautiful weather as an excuse to take a mental health day> Synonyms buck, defy, fight, oppose, repel, resistRelated Words battle, combat, contend (with); challenge, contest, contradict, dispute; baffle, balk, foil, frustrate, thwart; check, counter, hinder, obstruct, stemAntonyms bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)





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