- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||withstanding, withstands, withstood
||to resist or stand up to; bear.
The boat was sturdy enough to withstand the heavy wind and waves.He withstood the pressure from his friends to drink and smoke.
- bear, resist, survive, take
- similar words:
- confront, defy, endure, face up to, oppose, repel, suffer, tolerate, weather
||brave, experience, fight, stand, ward
The word withstand
contains the following part:
that means back, away