withstand
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to resist)
a. soportar
There are metals that can withstand tremendous heat.Existen metales que pueden soportar temperaturas enormemente elevadas.
b. resistir
The bank's security was barely able to withstand the cyber attack.La seguridad del banco apenas logró resistir el ataque cibernético.
c. aguantar
Lou withstood the cramp in his leg and finished the race in third place.Lou aguantó el calambre de la pierna y terminó la carrera en el tercer lugar.
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withstand
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (general)
a. soportar, aguantar
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withstand [wɪθˈstænd] withstood (past) [wɪθˈstʊd]
transitive verb
resistir; aguantar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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