Resistance synonyms

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A defense
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The act of one who parries.
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The act or power of defending, or guarding against attack, harm, or danger
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A defense
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A challenge
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The definition of a check is a sudden stop or a person or thing that restrains or controls.
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A defense
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Something that serves as a guard or protection; a defense.
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A defense
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The power of remaining impervious to an influence
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Immunity is defined as being able to resist a disease or medical condition or the freedom from punishment.
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(Military, plural often stand) A single set, as of arms.
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A decision or ruling as by a court of law
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A violation of the rules in lacrosse in which a player in possession of the ball uses a free hand or arm to push or control the movement of a defender or a defender's stick.
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A blunt or abrupt repulse or refusal, as to an offer.
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The act of obstructing:
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(Architecture) The top layer of a brick wall, especially one that slopes in order to throw off water
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A defense
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The process of keeping (something or someone) safe.
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The surface area of a television set, personal computer, radar receiver, etc. on which images or data are displayed
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Strategic protection given by armed units during hostile action:
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A struggle to achieve an objective:
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(Theater) The precise movement and positioning of actors on a stage in order to facilitate the performance of a play, ballet, film or opera (originally planned using miniature blocks).
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The position of two celestial bodies when their celestial longitude differs by 180°, especially a configuration in which Earth lies on a straight line between the Sun and a superior planet or the Moon. Planets in this position rise as the Sun sets and are visible all night long, reaching their highest point in the sky at midnight; the Moon in this position is full.
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The state or quality of being stubborn or refractory.
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The state of being immovable
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The quality or state or not being alterable.
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An instance of this quality; hardship.
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The state of being impervious
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Ability to endure hardship.
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The state or condition of being unyielding.
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The state or condition of being fixed.
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The condition of being stable or in equilibrium, and thus resistant to change
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Physics) The reciprocal of magnetic inductance.
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The state of being invulnerable.
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The extent to which anything is retarded; the result of any retarding or delay; mental, social, or physical slowness.
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Failure to conduct (heat, electricity, etc.).
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The definition of friction is conflict or unease created when two people of opposing views or ideals come together or the resistance that occurs when surfaces rub together.
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The power of holding back another substance
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The gradual reduction in a tangible or intangible resource due to causes that are passive and do not involve productive use of the resource.
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A reservation of public land:
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The power of holding back another substance
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The act of keeping an individual imprisoned or in custody.
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The power of holding back another substance
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(Physics) A measure of the opposition to the flow of an alternating current in a circuit; the aggregation of its resistance, inductive and capacitive reactance. Represented by the symbol Z.
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An opposition
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Plural form of partisan
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An opposition
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An upward slope or ascent
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A perfectly thrown ball:
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A sudden stoppage of work; a strike
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A reduction in speed, or a decrease in the level of production, etc.
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(Informal) An act, show, façade, persona: an intentional and false impression of oneself.
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An opposition
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The act or process of giving up the use of a narcotic drug to which one has become addicted, typically accompanied by distressing physiological and mental effects (withdrawal symptoms)
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(Law) An express or implied act by which one accepts an obligation, offer, contract, etc. together with all its legal consequences
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The act of submitting something to another for decision, consideration, etc.
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Changing location by moving back and forth.
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A susceptible temperament or disposition; capacity for receiving impressions
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The state or characteristic of being variable
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(--- Law) The formal registration of protest against the admission of a piece of evidence at trial, on the grounds of some legal defect.
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In the case of celestial bodies - the traversal of one body through an orbit around another body.
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The state of being opposed or hostile to another or to each other; opposition or hostility
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An organized effort by supporters of a common goal:
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(Uncountable) Armed resistance to an established government or ruler.
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A kicking back again; opposition; repugnance; refractoriness.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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A strenuous effort in the face of difficulty:
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fighting, opposition
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The association of persons or businesses for common, usually economic, benefit.
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(Uncountable, business) the department of a business that ensures all government regulations are complied with
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(Uncountable) The state of being receptive
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Alternative form of renitence.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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(Chiefly UK) An underground railway.
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A law relating the voltage difference between two points, the electric current flowing between them, and the resistance of the path of the current. Mathematically, the law states that V = IR, where V is the voltage difference, I is the current in amperes, and R is the resistance in ohms. For a given voltage, higher resistance entails lower current flow.
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An electric component that transmits current in direct proportion to the voltage across it.
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a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
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(Physics) The opposition offered by an electrical conductor to the flow of a current through itself, resulting in a conversion of electrical energy into heat and radiation. The SI derived unit of resistance is the ohm. Symbol: R.
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(Physics) In general, the resistance to electric current of a material. In particular, the degree to which a material resists the flow of electricity or heat.
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a material's opposition to the flow of electric current; measured in ohms
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