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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Resist  \Re*sist"\  (r?-z?st"),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Resisted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Resisting}.]  [F.  r['e]sister,  L.  resistere, 
  pref.  re-  re-  +  sistere  to  stand  cause  to  stand  v. 
  causative  of  stare  to  stand  See  {Stand}.] 
  1.  To  stand  against;  to  withstand;  to  obstruct. 
  That  mortal  dint,  Save  He  who  reigns  above,  none  can 
  resist.  --Milton. 
  2.  To  strive  against;  to  endeavor  to  counteract,  defeat,  or 
  frustrate;  to  act  in  opposition  to  to  oppose. 
  God  resisteth  the  proud.  --James  iv  6. 
  Contrary  to  his  high  will  Whom  we  resist.  --Milton. 
  3.  To  counteract,  as  a  force,  by  inertia  or  reaction. 
  4.  To  be  distasteful  to  [Obs.]  --Shak. 
  Syn:  To  withstand;  oppose;  hinder;  obstruct;  counteract; 
  check;  thwart;  baffle;  disappoint. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Resisting  \Re*sist"ing\,  a. 
  Making  resistance;  opposing;  as  a  resisting  medium.  -- 
  {Re*sist"ing  ly},  adv 

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