Associations to the word «Withstand»


WITHSTAND, verb. To resist or endure (something) successfully.
WITHSTAND, verb. To oppose (something) forcefully.

Dictionary definition

WITHSTAND, verb. Resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held".
WITHSTAND, verb. Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something.

Wise words

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
Leo Buscaglia