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Definition of Withstand

Withstand

  1. To stand against; to oppose; to resist, either with physical or moral force; as, to withstand an attack of troops; to withstand eloquence or arguments.

Withstand Quotations

True friendship is a plant of slow growth, and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity, before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington

There is little that can withstand a man who can conquer himself.
Louis XIV

Friendship is a plant of slow growth and must undergo and withstand the shocks of adversity before it is entitled to the appellation.
George Washington

The principal act of courage is to endure and withstand dangers doggedly rather than to attack them.
Thomas Aquinas

No problem can withstand the assault of sustained thinking.
Voltaire
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Withstand Translations

withstand in Dutch is standhouden, bezwaar hebben tegen
withstand in German is aushalten
withstand in Portuguese is resistir
withstand in Spanish is resistir
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