Translation of "resist" - English-Spanish dictionary

resist

verb uk /rɪˈzɪst/

to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do

resistir(se) (a)
I can’t resist eating chocolate.

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

resistir(se), oponerse a
The president is resisting calls for him to resign.

to fight against someone or something that is attacking you

resistir(se), oponerse a
British troops resisted the attack for two days.

(Translation of “resist” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

resist

verb /rəˈzist/

to fight against, usually successfully

resistir (a)
The soldiers resisted the enemy attack
He tried to resist arrest
It’s hard to resist temptation.

to be able to stop oneself doing, taking etc (something)

resistir
I couldn’t resist kicking him when he bent down
I just can’t resist strawberries.

to be unaffected or undamaged by

resistir
a metal that resists rust/acids.
resistance noun

the act of resisting

resistencia
The army offered strong resistance to the enemy
(also adjective) a resistance force.

the ability or power to be unaffected or undamaged by something

resistencia
resistance to disease.

(physics ) the force that one object, substance etc exerts against the movement of another object etc.

resistencia
resistant adjective

resistente
This breed of cattle is resistant to disease
heat-resistant table-mats.
resistor noun

(physics) a device used to provide resistance in an electrical circuit

Resistor
The resistor controls the current flow through the LED.

(Translation of “resist” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)