English definition of “resist”
/rɪˈzɪst/ verb [I, T]
AVOID › to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do: 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: The President is resisting calls for him to resign.
FIGHT › to fight against someone or something that is attacking you: British troops resisted the attack for two days.