offer resistance

Definition of offer resistance

  1. :  to try to resist or fight The captives were cut down when they offered resistance when they were invaded. The people offered no resistance when the enemy entered the town.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to present as an act of worship or devotion :  sacrifice

    :  to utter (as a prayer) in devotion

    :  to present for acceptance or rejection :  tender

  1. :  a presenting of something for acceptance

    :  an undertaking to do an act or give something on condition that the party to whom the proposal is made do some specified act or make a return promise

    :  offering

  1. :  an act or instance of resisting :  opposition

    :  a means of resisting

    :  the power or capacity to resist: such as

  1. :  of, relating to, or being exercise involving pushing or pulling against a source of resistance (such as a weight) to increase strength

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