To stop the movement or progress of:
Resist is defined as to fend off, oppose or work against.
(By extension) To sustain the trying effect of; to bear up against and overcome; to endure; to resist.
To bear, carry, or maintain in a particular manner:
To bear, or put up with (someone or something not especially liked)
To bear without ill humour or resentment; to submit to; to tolerate; to endure.
To put up with; tolerate:
To present in counterbalance or contrast:
To take part in a physical struggle or battle; struggle
To put up with; tolerate
To call into question and take an active stand against; dispute or challenge:
To act or work in order to eliminate, curtail, or stop:
To put up with; endure
To draw tight; to tighten; to put in a state of tension; to strain; to strengthen.
To hold and take along; carry; transport
To acknowledge and accept or deal with:
To put together in a lump or lumps
To take in; absorb; engulf; envelop
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To take, move into, or be in a (specified) upright position
(Informal) To take on the responsibility or obligation for:
To take (what is offered or given); receive, esp. willingly
To stand fast; remain; go on being
(Law) To effectuate a surrender of.
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