usage: cause to be slowed down or delayed; "Traffic was delayed by the bad weather"; "she delayed the work that she didn't want to perform"
4. hold up, stick up, rob
usage: rob at gunpoint or by means of some other threat
5. survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out
usage: continue to live through hardship or adversity; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The race car driver lived through several very serious accidents"; "how long can a person last without food and water?"
6. defy, withstand, hold, hold up, resist, hold out, withstand, stand firm
usage: resist or confront with resistance; "The politician defied public opinion"; "The new material withstands even the greatest wear and tear"; "The bridge held"
7. stand up, hold up, hold water, survive, last, live, live on, go, endure, hold up, hold out
usage: resist or withstand wear, criticism, etc.; "Her shoes won't hold up"; "This theory won't hold water"