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holds out against

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Synonyms for holds out against

verb withstand, oppose
  • abide
  • combat
  • confront
  • continue
  • curb
  • defy
  • endure
  • forgo
  • maintain
  • prevent
  • refuse
  • repel
  • thwart
  • turn down
  • antagonize
  • assail
  • assault
  • battle
  • bear
  • brook
  • buck
  • check
  • contend
  • counteract
  • countervail
  • dispute
  • duel
  • forbear
  • hinder
  • hold
  • persevere
  • persist
  • refrain
  • remain
  • stay
  • stonewall
  • suffer
  • traverse
  • weather
  • abstain from
  • die hard
  • fight back
  • hold off
  • hold out against
  • keep from
  • leave alone
  • put up a fight
  • remain firm
  • stand up to
  • struggle against

Antonyms for holds out against

  • OK
  • accept
  • aid
  • allow
  • assist
  • discontinue
  • encourage
  • help
  • stop
  • surrender
  • abandon
  • advance
  • agree
  • cease
  • desert
  • give in
  • give up
  • go
  • indulge
  • leave
  • permit
  • quit
  • reject
  • comply
  • conform
  • go along
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.