Meaning of resist

Definition of resist

(verb) elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation"
stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
express opposition through action or words; "dissent to the laws of the country"
withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"

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