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withstandverb block, breast, challenge, check, contravene, cope with, counteract, countercheck, countervail, defy, endure, face, face danger, face up to, fight, foil, hamper, hinder, hold out, impede, inhibit, interrupt, last, obsistere, obstruct, offer resistance, oppose, preclude, prevail against, prevent, refuse to submit, repel, repulse, resist, resistere, retard, stand fast, stand firm, stand up to, stave off, stay, stem, stop, thwart, weather
Associated concepts: withstand a challenge on appeal
See also: allow, collide, counteract, defy, endure, hold out, last, parry, repel, repulse, resist, suffer