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synonyms for withstands

  • 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 withstands

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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 withstands in a sentence

The lighthouse is nearly eighty feet high, and withstands the most violent storms, without sustaining the smallest injury.
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Its great virtue is that it withstands a soil largely composed of lime.
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The nozzle proper is made from copper, because it withstands the heat of the flame better than other less suitable metals.
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But if a hero withstands them it is not difficult to slay Balatchko when his wind and flame have left him.
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New Zealand spinach is satisfactory for growing in warm climates, as it withstands heat better than the ordinary spinach.
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It bears but one crop a year, will grow in any soil, and withstands dry weather.
FRUITS OF THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDSGERRIT PARMILE WILDER
The strong trust that has grown in the course of a religious life withstands the shock, and carries the soul through the crisis.
EXPOSITOR'S BIBLE: THE BOOK OF JOBROBERT WATSON
Yet nevertheless, tho the raging Waves run upon the Ship, and fly over his head, he withstands it all.
THE TEN PLEASURES OF MARRIAGE AND THE CONFESSION OF THE NEW-MARRIED COUPLE (1682)A. MARSH
The vine is very resistant to phylloxera and withstands drouth well.
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Fate withstands, and lays divine bars on unmoved mortal ears.
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