"withstand" Definition

  1. prep. To stand against; to oppose; to resist, either with physical or moral force; as, to withstand an attack of troops; to withstand eloquence or arguments.

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Position in dictionary: 110358 of 111710 words.
Word Type: prep.,
Words that start with "withstand": 3
Words that end with "withstand": 1
Words that contain "withstand": 4
Next words in dictionary: withstander, withstanding, withstood, withvine, withwind
Previous words in dictionary: withset, withsay, withoutforth, withouten, without-door

English Dictionary Definition of withstand

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