Resist - definition, pronunciation, transcription
- stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something (syn: hold out, withstand)
- express opposition through action or words (syn: dissent, protest)
- withstand the force of something (syn: fend, stand)
- refuse to comply (syn: balk, baulk, jib)
He was charged with resisting arrest.
These windows can resist very high winds.
The drug will help your body resist infection.
She couldn't resist telling us what she'd heard.
He was able to resist the urge to tell her his secret.
It was hard resisting the temptation to open the box.
The offer was hard to resist.
I know I shouldn't have any more cake, but I can't resist.
The soldiers resisted for two days.
They couldn't resist making fun of him.
I just can't resist chocolate.
She can never resist buying new shoes.
It's hard to resist an invitation like that.
She resisted the temptation to laugh.
They only wanted 3 dollars for it, so how could I resist?
present participle: resisting
past tense: resisted
past participle: resisted