6 Letters
4 Consonants
2 Vowels
2 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use resist as a verb in a sentence.
About Resist
A 2 syllables verb and 6 letters with the letters e, i, r, s, and t, 4 consonants, 2 vowels and 2 syllables with the middle letters si. Resist starts with and ends in a consonant with the starting letters r, re, res, resi, resis, and the ending characters are t, st, ist, sist, esist, ..
Withstand the force of something; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
Anglo Norman
Compound Words
A compound word, resist has more than one word within it. There's 2 words which are res, and ist.
Is resist a scrabble word? A 6 point word in scrabble. Check the word games tab below for probability, odds and more.
Pig Latin
Resist in Pig Latin is said as "esistray or esistrway".
r | e | s | i | s | t
re | es | si | is | st
res | esi | sis | ist
resi | esis | sist
Word Gram
Verb Examples
withstand the force of something;
"The trees resisted her";
"stand the test of time";
"The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
express opposition through action or words;
"dissent to the laws of the country"
refuse to comply
elude, especially in a baffling way;
"This behavior defies explanation"
resist immunologically the introduction of some foreign tissue or organ;
"His body rejected the liver of the donor"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Resist"

There are 399 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to resist.

Abideput up with something or somebody unpleasant
"I cannot bear his constant criticism"
"The new secretary had to endure a lot of unprofessional remarks"
"he learned to tolerate the heat"
"She stuck out two years in a miserable marriage"
Acea serve that the receiver is unable to reach
Adeptsomeone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Admonishtake to task
"He admonished the child for his bad behavior"
Aidthe work of caring for or attending to someone or something
"no medical care was required"
"the old car needed constant attention"
Antagoniseprovoke the hostility of
"Don''t antagonize your boss"
Antagonizeprovoke the hostility of
"Don''t antagonize your boss"
Anticipatebe a forerunner of or occur earlier than
"This composition anticipates Impressionism"
Apprehensionthe act of apprehending (especially apprehending a criminal)
"the policeman on the beat got credit for the collar"
Armthe part of an armchair or sofa that supports the elbow and forearm of a seated person

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There are 1 anagrams from resist.

Anagram Definition
Resistwithstand the force of something
"The trees resisted her"
"stand the test of time"
"The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"

View English words with the unique letters used in resist. Words With The Letters Eirst


Resist derives from 6 words.

Word Definition
Bufferan implement consisting of soft material mounted on a block
used for polishing (as in manicuring)
Cowcatcheran inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
Fendera cushion-like device that reduces shock due to contact
Pilotan inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
Standa defensive effort
"the army made a final stand at the Rhone"
Winga movable organ for flying (one of a pair)


Resist has 5 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Defendargue or speak in defense of
"She supported the motion to strike"
Fighta boxing match
"the fight was on television last night"
Fight Back
Fight Down
Opposebe against
express opposition to
"We oppose the ban on abortion"

The word games Words With Friends, 4pics1Word, Word Chums, and Jumble which is by far one of the most successful of the word games. Jumble was created in 1954 - below, you will find the most unscrambled letters for each descramble word game that others have solved or decoded to make the word resist.

Is resist a scrabble word or can you use resist in Words With Friends? The probability of getting this word in scrabble is 1 out of every 51100 games and in Words With Friends it's 1 out of every 34739 games. This 6 letter 6 point scrabble word can be rearranged 360 ways. What other words can be made with the letters e, i, r, s, and t? There's 81 with 8 letters or less with the letters e, i, r, s, and t. Here is a list of 25 to try to get you more points.

WordScrabbleWords With FriendsWord Chums4Pics1WordJumble
Distress (8 letters) 9 +3 9 +3 distress
Disaster (8 letters) 9 +3 9 +3 disaster
Stride (6 letters) 7 +1 7 +1 stride
Security (8 letters) 13 +7 14 +8 sryeciut
Serratia (8 letters) 8 +2 8 +2 serratia
Icterus (7 letters) 9 +3 11 +5 icterus
Sitter (6 letters) 6 6 triste
Suricate (8 letters) 10 +4 12 +6 suricate
Cricetus (8 letters) 12 +6 15 +9 cricetus
Tarsier (7 letters) 7 +1 7 +1 rretasi
Testiere (8 letters) 8 +2 8 +2 testiere
Stirrer (7 letters) 7 +1 7 +1 stirrer
Severity (8 letters) 14 +8 14 +8 severity
Eristic (7 letters) 9 +3 10 +4 eristic
Treatise (8 letters) 8 +2 8 +2 treatise
Bestiary (8 letters) 13 +7 13 +7 sybarite
Credits (7 letters) 10 +4 11 +5 credits
Satire (6 letters) 6 6 satire
Twister (7 letters) 10 +4 10 +4 eirsttw
Crudites (8 letters) 11 +5 13 +7 crudites
Bitters (7 letters) 9 +3 10 +4 bitters
Castries (8 letters) 10 +4 11 +5 castries
Siderite (8 letters) 9 +3 9 +3 siderite
Tiresias (8 letters) 8 +2 8 +2 tiresias
Resister (8 letters) 8 +2 8 +2 resister


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