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Definition of Withstood

Withstood
Withstand With*stand", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Withstood; p. pr. & vb. n. Withstanding.] [AS. wi[eth]standan. See With, prep., and Stand.] 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. --Piers Plowman. I withstood him to the face. --Gal. ii. 11. Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast. The little tyrant of his fields withstood. --Gray.
Withstood
Withstood With*stood", imp. & p. p. o? Withstand.

Meaning of Withstood from wikipedia

- In 1480 the small Knights Hospitaller garrison of Rhodes withstood an attack of the Ottoman Empire. On 23 May 1480 an Ottoman fleet of 160 ships appeared...
- treacherous currents. The crew tested how the long, narrow, flexible hull withstood the tough ocean waves. The expedition also provided valuable new information...
- its crisped rice and mouthwatering chocolate, Krackel Chocolate Bar has withstood the 'taste' of time. Website https://www.hersheys...
- functioned as designed. The plant's 14-metre-high (46 ft) seawall successfully withstood the tsunami. The Energy Commissioner of the European Union Günther Oettinger...
- led by Frenchman Jean Parisot de Valette, Grand Master of the Order, withstood the Great Siege of Malta by the Ottomans in 1565. The knights, with the...
- 2014. Allam, Hannah (23 June 2014). "Records show how Iraqi extremists withstood U.S. anti-terror efforts". McClatchy News. Retrieved 25 June 2014. The...
- the widow of Bandaranaike, took office as prime minister in 1960, and withstood an attempted coup d'état in 1962. During her second term as prime minister...
- of cut and run and no one knew exactly why ... Maybe he couldn't have withstood all the investigation that goes on now". On Memorial Day w****end in 2006...
- and the one concerning whom Paul says, [When Cephas came to Antioch I withstood him to his face.] — Galatians 2:11 The Clementine literature, a group...
- with only the Ionian islands remaining free of Turkish domination. Corfu withstood three major sieges in 1537, 1571 and 1716 all of which resulted in the...
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