Synonyms for withstandwɪθˈstænd, wɪð-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. defy, withstand, hold, hold up(verb)

    resist or confront with resistance

    accommodate, book, stand up, retain, moderate, view as, support, apply, hold back, harbour, hold out, take hold, bind, defy, hold up, arrest, dare, live, take, have, concord, survive, live on, check, make, take for, go for, stand firm, keep, defend, control, harbor, deem, throw, obligate, carry, give, adjudge, entertain, nurse, oblige, curb, hold, stick up, last, confine, hold water, have got, go, endure, restrain, declare, withstand, agree, hold in, delay, halt, contain, concur, maintain, guard, keep back, sustain, prevail, reserve, admit, obtain, refuse, resist, detain, bear

  2. resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm(verb)

    stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

    live, exsert, reject, hold firm, stand pat, stand, last, refuse, stretch forth, wear, hold up, hold out, fend, withstand, stand fast, hold, balk, live on, dissent, put out, stretch out, extend, jib, go, endure, stand firm, defy, baulk, survive, protest, resist

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. withstand

    deny, disallow, disapprove, forbid, protest, refuse, reject, resist

    admit, allow, concede, consent to, grant, let, permit, sanction, suffer, tolerate, yield

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. withstand(v. a.)

    resist, oppose, face, confront, strive against, stand against, make a stand against, not submit to

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List of paraphrases:

resist, endure, bear, stand

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