assail, assault, bar, beat back, block, breast, check, combat, confront, contradict, contravene, counter, counteract, cross, defy, dissent, fight, hinder, impugn, make a stand against, obstruct, offer resistance, oppugn, parry, prevent, protest, rebel, rebuff, recalcitrate, refuse to yield, reluctate, repel, repulse, retaliate, rival, stem, stop, strike, strike back, strive against, thwart
foreign phrases: f
- rror qui non resistitur approbatur. — An error which is not resisted or opposed is waivedII (withstand) verb be immune, be strong, be unsusceptible, bear, bear up, challenge, continue, cope with, disregard, endure, fend off, hold off, hold out, hold up, last, maintain, persevere, persist, prevail against, refuse to submit, remain, stand, stand fast, stand firm, stand up to, stay, tolerate, weather associated concepts: resisting arrest III index challenge, collide (clash), conflict, confront (oppose), contest, counter, counteract, countervail, cross (disagree with), decline (reject), defy, demonstrate (protest), disaccord, disaffirm, disallow, disapprove (reject), disobey, dissent (withhold assent), fight (battle), fight (counteract), hamper, hold up (delay), object, oppose, oppugn, parry, rebel, rebuff, refuse, repel (drive back), repulse, stem (check), withstand
Burton's Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006
v.To fight back; to oppose something.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.