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  • verbendure, bear
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Synonyms for withstanding

verb endure, bear
  • combat
  • cope
  • defy
  • hold off
  • repel
  • resist
  • ride out
  • suffer
  • thwart
  • tolerate
  • weather
  • brace
  • brave
  • buck
  • confront
  • contest
  • cross
  • dispute
  • duel
  • face
  • fight
  • oppose
  • stand
  • stick
  • take
  • traverse
  • violate
  • fly in the face of
  • grapple with
  • hang on
  • hang tough
  • hold one's ground
  • hold out
  • prevail against
  • put up struggle
  • put up with
  • remain firm
  • sit and take it
  • stand fast
  • stand firm
  • stand one's ground
  • stand up against
  • stand up to
  • stick fast
  • take it
  • take on
  • win out

Antonyms for withstanding

  • aid
  • assist
  • disallow
  • help
  • refuse
  • reject
  • surrender
  • agree
  • dodge
  • give up
  • hide
  • loosen
  • support
  • unfasten
  • yield
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to withstanding

defensive

adjective. protective, watchful
  • arresting
  • averting
  • balking
  • checking
  • conservative
  • coping with
  • defending
  • foiling
  • forestalling
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • opposing
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • thwarting
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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