Synonyms of resist in English:



  • 1 built to resist cold winters
    withstand, be proof against, combat, weather, endure, be resistant to, keep out
    [Antonyms] be harmed by be susceptible to
  • 2 they resisted his attempts to change things
    oppose, fight against, refuse to accept, object to, defy, set one's face against, kick against; obstruct, impede, hinder, block, thwart, frustrate
    [Antonyms] welcome accept
  • 3 I resisted the urge to retort
    refrain from, abstain from, forbear from, desist from, not give in to, restrain oneself from, stop oneself from
    [Antonyms] succumb to give in to
  • 4 she tried to resist him
    struggle with/against, fight (against), stand up to, withstand, hold off; fend off, ward off
    [Antonyms] yield to submit to
  • Phrases

    cannot resist

    I cannot resist a challengeloveadorerelishhave a weakness forbe very keen onlikedelight inenjoytake great pleasure in informalbe mad aboutget a kick/thrill out ofcannot help wanting

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