English to Samoan Meaning :: resist

Resist :
teteʻe
- teteʻeteenaTeteeresistibletetee
 

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Verb(1) elude, especially in a baffling way(2) stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something(3) express opposition through action or words(4) withstand the force of something(5) resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ(6) refuse to comply

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(1) If it was proved that animal research helps to cure cancer, I would find it hard to resist that kind of argument.(2) There are of course many ways to resist these arguments.(3) I couldn't resist buying the blouse(4) The loss of genetic diversity could result in animals with weakened immune systems, unable to resist infections that may wipe out whole flocks or herds.(5) antibodies help us to resist infection(6) Speaking as someone who has managed to resist the temptation to buy a mobile phone thus far, it's safe to say that ideas like this aren't going to entice me to join the majority any time soon.(7) Manufacturers design equipment to resist the effects of freezing but nothing is guaranteed.(8) The researchers used the fruit fly model to discover the way most mosquitoes resist malaria infection.(9) ÔÇÿWe will not be cowed by the courts, the campaign will continue to resist this unjust double tax,ÔÇÖ he said.(10) It strengthens the lungs to resist the effects of sudden changes in the air, and it healthfully braces and invigorates the chest.(11) It is far easier to resist change and continue to make millions from CD sales than to try to prejudge the future and embrace new technology, especially one that throws up new controversies every year.(12) In addition, enteral feeding may improve the ability of the gut to resist infection, which is extremely important in patients who may already have decreased resistance.(13) Studies have shown that women who resist and fight back are less likely to be harmed than those women who submit passively.(14) In the gloomier scenario, communities continue to resist closures.(15) The disadvantages are that it takes a couple of light layers of clay for the resist , and the design is only on one side of the fabric.(16) we will continue to resist changes to the treaty
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(1) resist temptation ::
tetee atu i faaosoosoga
Synonyms
Verb
1. withstand ::
lavātia
2. oppose ::
teteʻe
3. refrain from ::
aloese mai le
5. jib ::
jib
6. refuse ::
teʻena
7. fend ::
fend
8. dissent ::
tetee
9. stand firm ::
tutu mausali
10. reject ::
teena
Different Forms
resist, resisted, resister, resisters, resistible, resisting, resistless, resists
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