Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (v) defy, withstand, hold, hold up (resist or confront with resistance) "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
- S: (v) defy, resist, refuse (elude, especially in a baffling way) "This behavior defies explanation"
- S: (v) defy, dare (challenge) "I dare you!"