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synonyms for withstanding

  • 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
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antonyms for withstanding

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  • aid
  • assist
  • disallow
  • help
  • refuse
  • reject
  • surrender
  • agree
  • dodge
  • give up
  • hide
  • loosen
  • support
  • unfasten
  • yield
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How to use withstanding in a sentence

While others are going on strolls to enjoy the crisp air or playing in the snow, these folks just don’t seem to be built to withstand low temperatures.
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We needed the governor to step up and empower ISBE to withstand this pressure.
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Since then, the company has bolstered parts of the Dragon’s heat shield, made adjustments so that the landing parachutes deploy at a slightly higher altitude and reinforced some areas of the capsule so it can withstand rougher seas.
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Sensors can also help monitor the quality of concrete and whether it is robust enough to withstand traffic flow and corrosion after a roadway is opened.
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The fact that they seem able to withstand microgravity suggests these microbes could be a potentially cheap way to extract resources to make life in space more sustainable—and enable lengthy journeys and settlements on distant worlds.
MICROBES COULD BE USED TO EXTRACT METALS AND MINERALS FROM SPACE ROCKSNEEL PATELNOVEMBER 10, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
In terms of durability, they aren’t going to last you a decade like a few higher-end boots, but their quality leather, double stitching, and rubber sole will withstand at least a couple years of daily wear and abuse.
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An adjustable waistband and sturdy zippered fly with a button closure are durable fixtures that have withstood two seasons of machine washes.
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The SOFIA observations point to water molecules incorporated into the structure of glass beads, which allows the molecules to withstand sunlight exposure.
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In compression experiments, Kisailus and colleagues found that the beetle could withstand around 39,000 times its own body weight.
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“The solution has been specially designed to withstand the harsh conditions of the launch and lunar landing, and to operate in the extreme conditions of space,” it said.
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WORDS RELATED TO WITHSTANDING

  • arresting
  • averting
  • balking
  • checking
  • conservative
  • coping with
  • defending
  • frustrating
  • guarding
  • in opposition
  • interrupting
  • opposing
  • preservative
  • preventive
  • protecting
  • resistive
  • safeguarding
  • thwarting
  • uptight
  • warding off
  • withstanding
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