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Noun1.withstander - an opponent who resists with force or resolution; "obstinate withstanders of innovation"
adversary, antagonist, opposer, resister, opponent - someone who offers opposition
2.withstander - a fighter who holds out against attack
battler, belligerent, combatant, fighter, scrapper - someone who fights (or is fighting)
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The Coast Guard wants to remind boaters to always check the weather before leaving the dock," said Petty Officer 2nd Class Omar Arrieta, a search and rescue withstander at the sector.