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It’s difficult to resist a challenge like that.
She couldn’t resist asking him about his date.
He was unable to resist the temptation of taking the wallet.
The judge resisted pressure to lengthen the sentence.
The ANC had previously resisted calls for such a meeting.
One protester was injured while resisting arrest.
Antibodies help us resist infection.
This is the British English definition of resist. View American English definition of resist.