Thesaurus

resist

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of resist

  1. to refuse to give in to <it is important to resist the temptation to run away from your problems> Synonyms buck, defy, fight, oppose, repel, withstand Related Words battle, combat, contend (with); challenge, contest, contradict, dispute; baffle, balk, foil, frustrate, thwart; check, counter, hinder, obstruct, stem Antonyms bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)


Learn More about resist


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up resist? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a Mesopotamian temple tower

Get Word of the Day daily email!