1 [I or T] to fight against something or someone that is attacking you:
The army resisted the enemy's charge.
2 [T] to refuse to accept or be changed by something:
I will resist his unfair instruction.
3 [T] to stop yourself from doing something that you want to do:
I will resist the temptation to eat that chocolate
Assist: • verb help (someone). • noun chiefly N. Amer. an act of helping.
I will assist the policeman who is arresting the man that is resisting him.
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