resist translate English to Spanish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "resist" - English-Spanish dictionary


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)
I couldn’t resist kicking him when he bent down I just can’t resist strawberries.
to be unaffected or undamaged by
a metal that resists rust/acids.
resistance noun the act of resisting
The army offered strong resistance to the enemy (also adjective) a resistance force.
the ability or power to be unaffected or undamaged by something
resistance to disease.
(physics ) the force that one object, substance etc exerts against the movement of another object etc.
resistant adjective
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
The resistor controls the current flow through the LED.
(Definition of resist from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day


a natural ability or skill

Word of the Day

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Read More 

face training noun
face training noun
October 05, 2015
a system of facial exercises designed to tone the facial muscles and improve the skin

Read More