Translation of withstand in Spanish:

withstand

(past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado -stood)
Pronunciation: /wɪðˈstænd/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [attack] resistir; [heat/pain] soportar, aguantar, resistir; [hardship] soportar; [temptation] resistir
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    • Whether the Blair government's new law withstands judicial scrutiny remains to be seen.
    • Not many flowers are designed specifically to withstand cold and frosty weather.
    • Their structure is designed to withstand the harshest heat, wind and occasional sea spray.
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    • The shield did not look especially strong, but it withstood pressure that would have crushed the man.
    • Straffan withstood a very strong comeback from the home side in the second half that yielded a goal from Toms Fitzgerald from 25 yards, to claim victory.
    • Leighlin then withstood some strong pressure from Naomh Eoin, who with Robert Foley prominent, threatened to snatch a winning goal.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

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