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

21 March 2021
Last seen in: The Daily Mail Quick

We found 15 answers for the crossword clue 'Withstand', the most recent of which was seen in the The Daily Mail Quick.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Withstand 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 Withstand as an answer itself some 35 times.

Withstand is a single word clue made up of 9 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Daily Mail Quick' on Monday, 22 March 2021 with the answer being RESIST, we also found RESIST to be the most popular answer for this clue.

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

Crossword Answers

4 Letters

BEAR
Massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws

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

HOLD
The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

5 Letters

ABIDE
Dwell; "You can stay with me while you are in town"; "stay a bit longer--the day is still young"

REPEL
Reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"

6 Letters

ENDURE
Continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"

HOLDUP
The act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time

OPPOSE
Contrast with equal weight or force

RESIST
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

7 Letters

HOLDOUT
The act of hiding playing cards in a gambling game so they are available for personal use later

SUSTAIN
Provide with nourishment; "We sustained ourselves on bread and water"; "This kind of food is not nourishing for young children"

UNDERGO
Pass through; "The chemical undergoes a sudden change"; "The fluid undergoes shear"; "undergo a strange sensation"

WEATHER
Face and withstand with courage; "She braved the elements"

8 Letters

TOLERATE
Have a tolerance for a poison or strong drug or pathogen or environmental condition; "The patient does not tolerate the anti-inflammatory drugs we gave him"

9 Letters

STANDFIRM
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

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