offer resistance

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of offer resistance

: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

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

  2. : to utter (something, such as a prayer) in devotion

  3. : to present for acceptance or rejection : tender

  1. : a presenting of something for acceptance

  2. : 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

  3. : offering

resistance play
  1. : an act or instance of resisting : opposition

  2. : a means of resisting

  3. : 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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