1. resistance any mechanical force that tends to slow or oppose motion
  2. persistence continuing or repeating behavior
  3. nonresistance group refusal to resort to violence even in defense against violence
  4. passive resistance peaceful resistance to a government by fasting or refusing to cooperate
  5. consistency uniformity or stability in arrangement, behavior, or quality
  6. consistence a harmonious uniformity or agreement among things or parts
  7. coexistence existing peacefully together
  8. persistent stubbornly unyielding
  9. ohmic resistance a material's opposition to the flow of electric current
  10. for instance as an example
  11. persistency persistent determination
  12. least resistance the least effortful way to do something
  13. sales resistance resistance by potential customers to aggressive selling practices
  14. assistance the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need
  15. covered stand a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
  16. piece de resistance the outstanding item in a collection
  17. subsistence a means of surviving
  18. consistent the same throughout in structure or composition
  19. gray substance greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons
  20. grey substance greyish nervous tissue containing cell bodies as well as fibers; forms the cerebral cortex consisting of unmyelinated neurons