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Resist
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Resist as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

11 April 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 19 answers for the crossword clue 'Resist', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Resist a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Resist as an answer itself some 211 times.

Resist is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Monday, 12 April 2021 with the answer being WITHSTAND, but the most popular answer for this clue is OPPOSE.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • 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"
  • Refuse to comply
  • Resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ; "His body rejected the liver of the donor"
  • Elude, especially in a baffling way; "This behavior defies explanation"

Anagrams

We found 2 anagrams for the word 'Resist'.

  • restis
  • sister (slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

JIB
Any triangular fore-and-aft sail (set forward of the foremast)

4 Letters

BALK
An illegal pitching motion while runners are on base

BUCK
A framework for holding wood that is being sawed

DEFY
Resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"

FEND
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"

5 Letters

BAULK
One of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof

BLOCK
The act of obstructing or deflecting someone's movements

STAND
A defensive effort; "the army made a final stand at the Rhone"

6 Letters

OPPOSE
Contrast with equal weight or force

REFUSE
Food that is discarded (as from a kitchen)

REJECT
Reject with contempt; "She spurned his advances"

SISTER
(slang) sometimes used as a term of address for attractive young women

7 Letters

DISSENT
The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

HOLDOUT
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

PROTEST
The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

9 Letters

STANDFIRM
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

WITHSTAND
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

10 Letters

TAKEASTAND

13 Letters

TWISTEDSISTER

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