The Christian Coalition has withstood similar attacks from groups like Freedomworks.
When we arrived there on foot, I thought at first that the house had withstood the quake.
Embattled New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine withstood withering Q&A about his onetime role as CEO of Goldman Sachs.
There was no room to budge but we were all anxious to get to the Provincial House and find out how it had withstood the quake.
But he withstood my eight years in the White House, so we know how to make the most of our time.
It was not without difficulty that they had withstood Minnie's earnest protestations, and intrenched themselves.
But that strange spiritual glow about him was not to be withstood.
The city had for half a year defied almost the whole kingdom, and withstood the covert attacks of foreign Powers.
Somehow it had withstood the passage of centuries, here in this quiet cave.
Very low, they withstood in remarkable fashion the periodical hurricanes of wind and rain.
Old English wiðstandan, from wið "against" (see with) + standan "to stand" (see stand (v.)); perhaps a loan-translation of Latin resistere "to resist" (see resist). Cf. Old Norse viðstanda, Old Frisian withstonda, Old High German widarstan. In 14c. and early 15c., withsit was in use with the same meaning. Related: Withstood; withstanding.