What is another word for resisting?

324 synonyms found


[ ɹ_ɪ_s_ˈɪ_s_t_ɪ_ŋ], [ ɹɪsˈɪstɪŋ], [ ɹɪsˈɪstɪŋ]

Synonyms for Resisting:

chafing (adjective) eastern poison oak (adjective) hindering (adjective) negative (adjective) opposing (adjective) oppositional (adjective) resistant (adjective) unwilling (adjective) chafing (verb) contending (verb) defending (verb) defying (verb) hindering (verb) opposing (verb) resisting (verb) eastern poison oak negative Other synonyms: unbowed

Rhymes for Resisting:

  1. persisting;
  2. twisting, listing;
  3. enlisting, insisting, existing, assisting;
  4. preexisting, coexisting;

Quotes for Resisting:

  1. The mainstream media may have trouble resisting the temptation to declare that Karl Rove has been demoted, but the truth is quite the contrary. By giving up his role as deputy White House chief of staff, Rove has been freed to do what he does best: shape big issues and develop strategies to win elections. Fred Barnes.
  2. Initially charged with assaulting a police officer and resisting arrest I was held for 36 hours, was beaten by cops and made to stand spread eagled against the cell wall for 12 hours with no food or water, until I collapsed. Everyone was strip searched on the way in. John Blair.
  3. I've always resisted the idea of becoming a David Hasselhoff, and I hope I'm still resisting it. Anthony Head.