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Definition of Withstood
WithstoodWithstand 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. WithstoodWithstood With*stood", imp. & p. p.
Meaning of Withstood from wikipedia
- with only the Ionian islands remaining
free of Turkish
domination. Corfu withstood three major sieges
in 1537, 1571 and 1716 all of which resulted
- the widow
of Bandaranaike, took office
as prime minister
in 1960, and withstood
coup d'état in 1962. During
term as prime
- led by Frenchman
de Valette, Grand Master
of the Order, withstood
the Great Siege
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
25 June 2014. The...
- embarr****ment, the awards increasingly recognised scientific discoveries
that had withstood
the test of time. According
to Ralf Pettersson, former chairman
- resulting Battle
of Pusan Perimeter
(August–September 1950), the UN forces withstood
KPA attacks meant
the city at the Naktong
currents. The crew tested
how the long, narrow, flexible
the tough ocean
waves. The expedition
also provided valuable
- Americans retreated
in disorder. The ranks
were later reorganized
charges. In the summer
of 1783, the Continental Congress
- 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...
- time. Although
had won, the Russian
army had accepted, and withstood
, the major battle Napoleon
had hoped would
be decisive. Napoleon's own...
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