Synonyms of resist in English:

resist

verb

  • 1 built to resist cold winters
    withstand, be proof against, combat, weather, endure, be resistant to, keep out
    built to resist cold winters
    [Antonyms] be harmed by be susceptible to
  • 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
    I resisted the urge to retort
    [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
    she tried to resist him
    [Antonyms] yield to submit to

Phrases

cannot resist

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

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