Translation of withstand in Spanish:

withstand

resistir, v.

Pronunciation /wɪðˈstand//wɪθˈstænd//wɪðˈstænd/

transitive verb

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    (attack) resistir
    (pain/heat) soportar
    (heat/pain) aguantar
    (pain/heat) resistir
    (hardship) soportar
    (temptation) resistir
    • This tough plant withstands full sun and wind in soggy conditions.
    • Any amount of opposing forces can be withstood without any harm to Hinduism.
    • The Alaskan kites are very hardy and can withstand wind speeds of up to 15 miles per hour.
    • The material withstands rain and wind without rotting.
    • So this levee was not designed to withstand a hurricane the magnitude of Katrina.
    • Their structure is designed to withstand the harshest heat, wind and occasional sea spray.
    • There are only two houses on Gugh, both of which have oddly curved roofs, designed to withstand the winter gales.
    • Leighlin then withstood some strong pressure from Naomh Eoin, who with Robert Foley prominent, threatened to snatch a winning goal.
    • Not many flowers are designed specifically to withstand cold and frosty weather.
    • Lamb is a miraculous meat, robustly withstanding strong flavours, showcasing subtler vibes without overpowering them, brightened by fruit, bouncing off tomato, enlivened by herbs.
    • Such hoses are designed to withstand water pressure if the water is left on continuously.
    • The fortified doors were designed to withstand extreme pressure and a hail of bullets.
    • The shield did not look especially strong, but it withstood pressure that would have crushed the man.
    • In the game against Army, Air Force withstood a strong start from Army and the teams went in at half-time at nil-all.
    • Ramachandran initially thought that the young girl would not be able to withstand the pressure.
    • Tattersall's has been able to withstand severe pressure on costs by virtue of a blessed business environment.
    • But it adds that nuclear power plants were not designed to withstand attacks such as large aircraft impact.
    • The second half was a different story as they had to withstand strong pressure from New Oak.
    • Straffan withstood a very strong comeback from the home side in the second half that yielded a goal from Toms Fitzgerald from 25 yards, to claim victory.
    • You need to have strong principle to be able to withstand the pressures and temptations.
    • The family were forced to seek refuge in an office building that was designed to withstand hurricanes.
    • The new bench is made from heavy duty material designed to withstand vandalism.
    • So far, luckily, the Internet has proven to be incredibly robust (by design), by withstanding these behind-the-scenes attacks.
    • A viable decision making system must be able to withstand the rigorous critique of players.
    • They're either too weak to withstand any hits or their attacks do little other than annoy this rebel hellion.
    • Are the estimated 10 lakh trees in the city capable of withstanding the gusty wind.
    • The lightweight, cellulose-reinforced cement board withstands high winds and corrosion.
    • With firm insistence such as this, how could Charlie have withstood such opposition?
    • I wish they made these things able to withstand the hypocrisy of partisan politics.
    • Very few buildings, other than bomb shelters, are designed to withstand impact from the outside.
    • Moreover a computer network that was designed to withstand a nuclear attack is not too easily closed down.
    • By 1216 the castle was sufficiently strong to withstand a siege by forces opposed to King John.
    • In so far as possible, the houses will be designed to withstand earthquakes.
    • Few of us are able to withstand the onslaught of the forces of money and greed.
    • Whether the Blair government's new law withstands judicial scrutiny remains to be seen.

intransitive verb

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    resistir