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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 with·stand /wɪθˈstænd, wɪð-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 With·stand v. t. [imp. & p. p. Withstood p. pr. & vb. n. Withstanding.]  To stand against; to oppose; to resist, either with physical or moral force; as, to withstand an attack of troops; to withstand eloquence or arguments.
    I withstood him to the face.   --Gal. ii. 11.
 Some village Hampden, that, with dauntless breast.
 The little tyrant of his fields withstood.   --Gray.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied
           public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the
           greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held" [syn: defy,
            hold, hold up]
      2: stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something [syn:
         resist, hold out, stand firm] [ant: surrender]
      [also: withstood]