resist
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ɹɪˈzɪst/, /ɹəˈzɪst/
Verb

resist (resists, present participle resisting; past and past participle resisted)

  1. (transitive) To attempt to counter the actions or effects of.
  2. (transitive) To withstand the actions of.
  3. (intransitive) To oppose.
  4. (transitive, obsolete) To be distasteful to.
    • 1608, William Shakespeare, Pericles, Prince of Tyre, II. iii. 29:
      These cates resist me,
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • French: dégoûter
  • German: zuwider sein
  • Russian: при́торный
Noun

resist

  1. A protective coating or covering.
Translations
  • French: vernis
  • German: Deckmittel



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