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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Offer opposition to.

Usage examples (34)
  • Verb (used with object) : to withstand rust; to withstand the invaders; to withstand temptation
  • Midway through the third, with Chicago leading 2-1, Khabibulin withstood a Dallas flurry.
  • Martin withstood 33 aces from the big-serving Croatian in a match where neither player dropped serve.
  • Potvin withstood a frenzied barrage of shots in the game's final four minutes and held on for his sixth career playoff shutout. for more
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