Verb(1) resist or confront with resistance(2) stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
(1) The fortified doors were designed to withstand extreme pressure and a hail of bullets.(2) the structure had been designed to withstand winds of more than 100 mph(3) Few of us are able to withstand the onslaught of the forces of money and greed.(4) By 1216 the castle was sufficiently strong to withstand a siege by forces opposed to King John.(5) The new bench is made from heavy duty material designed to withstand vandalism.(6) Very few buildings, other than bomb shelters, are designed to withstand impact from the outside.(7) A viable decision making system must be able to withstand the rigorous critique of players.(8) The second half was a different story as they had to withstand strong pressure from New Oak.(9) Not many flowers are designed specifically to withstand cold and frosty weather.(10) In so far as possible, the houses will be designed to withstand earthquakes.(11) The family were forced to seek refuge in an office building that was designed to withstand hurricanes.(12) The Alaskan kites are very hardy and can withstand wind speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.(13) Tattersall's has been able to withstand severe pressure on costs by virtue of a blessed business environment.(14) So this levee was not designed to withstand a hurricane the magnitude of Katrina.(15) Moreover a computer network that was designed to withstand a nuclear attack is not too easily closed down.(16) There are only two houses on Gugh, both of which have oddly curved roofs, designed to withstand the winter gales.
(1) withstand :: weerstaan
1. resist ::
3. stand firm ::
Different Formswithstand, withstanding, withstands
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