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Vine's Expository Dictionary of NT Words [1]

1: Ἀνθίστημι (Strong'S #436 — Verb — anthistemi — anth-is'-tay-mee )

"to set against" (anti, "against," histemi, "to cause to stand"), used in the Middle (or Passive) Voice and in the intransitive 2nd aorist and perfect Active, signifying "to withstand, oppose, resist," is translated "to resist" in  Matthew 5:39;  Acts 6:10 , AV (RV, "withstand");  Romans 9:19 , AV (RV, "withstandeth"); 13:2 (2nd and 3rd parts; for 1st part, see No. 3), AV (RV, "withstandeth" and "withstand");  Galatians 2:11 , RV (AV, "withstood");  2—Timothy 3:8 (2nd part), AV (RV, "withstand");   James 4:7;  1—Peter 5:9 , AV (RV, "withstand"); "to withstand" in  Acts 13:8;  Ephesians 6:13;  2—Timothy 3:8 (1st part); 4:15.

2: Ἀντικαθίστημι (Strong'S #478 — Verb — antikathistemi — an-tee-kath-is'-tay-mee )

"to stand firm against" (anti, "against," kathistemi, "to set down," kata), is translated "ye have (not) resisted" in  Hebrews 12:4 . In the Sept.,  Deuteronomy 31:21;  Joshua 5:7;  Micah 2:8 .

3: Ἀντιτάσσω (Strong'S #498 — Verb — antitasso — an-tee-tas'-som-ahee )

anti, "against," tasso, "to arrange," originally a military term, "to range in battle against," and frequently so found in the papyri, is used in the Middle Voice signifying "to set oneself against, resist," (a) of men,  Acts 18:6 , "opposed themselves;" elsewhere "to resist," of resisting human potentates,  Romans 13:2; (b) of God,  James 4:6;  5:6 , negatively, of leaving persistent evildoers to pursue their self-determined course, with eventual retribution;  1—Peter 5:5 . See Oppose.

4: Ἀντιπίπτω (Strong'S #496 — Verb — antipipto — an-tee-pip'-to )

lit., and primarily, "to fall against or upon" (anti, "against," pipto, "to fall"), then, "to strive against, resist," is used in  Acts 7:51 of "resisting" the Holy Spirit.

Webster's Dictionary [2]

(1): ( n.) Something that resists or prevents a certain action;

(2): ( n.) A substance applied to a surface, as of metal, to prevent the action on it of acid or other chemical agent.

(3): ( v. t.) To counteract, as a force, by inertia or reaction.

(4): ( n.) A substance used to prevent a color or mordant from fixing on those parts to which it has been applied, either by acting machanically in preventing the color, etc., from reaching the cloth, or chemically in changing the color so as to render it incapable of fixing itself in the fibers.. The pastes prepared for this purpose are called resist pastes.

(5): ( v. i.) To make opposition.

(6): ( v. t.) To be distasteful to.

(7): ( v. t.) To strive against; to endeavor to counteract, defeat, or frustrate; to act in opposition to; to oppose.

(8): ( v. t.) To stand against; to withstand; to obstruct.

King James Dictionary [3]

Resist rezist'. L. resisto re and sisto, to stand.

1. Literally, to stand against to withstand hence, to act in opposition, or to oppose. a dam or mound resists a current of water passively, by standing unmoved and interrupting its progress. An army resists the progress of an enemy actively, by encountering and defeating it. We resist measures by argument or remonstrance.

Why doth he yet find fault? for who hath resisted his will?  Romans 9 .

2. To strive against to endeavor to counteract, defeat or frustrate.

Ye do always resist the Holy Spirit.  Acts 7 .

3. To baffle to disappoint.

God resisteth the proud, but giveth grace to the humble.  James 4 .