Translation of "resist" - English-Russian dictionary

resist

verb [ I, T ] uk /rɪˈzɪst/ us
AVOID

B2 to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do

воздерживаться, не поддаваться
I can't resist chocolate.
[ + doing sth ] I just can't resist reading other people's mail.
NOT ACCEPT

to refuse to accept something and try to stop it from happening

сопротивляться, противиться
The President is resisting calls for him to resign.
FIGHT

to fight against someone or something that is attacking you

оказывать сопротивление
British troops resisted the attack for two days.

(Translation of “resist” from the Cambridge English–Russian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)