[v] extend out and forward, as of a limb; "He held out his hand"; "point a finger"; "extend a hand"
[v] stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
[v] wait uncompromisingly for something desirable; "He held out for the dessert and did not touch the cheeses"
[v] continue to live; endure or last; "We went without water and food for 3 days"; "These superstitions survive in the backwaters of America"; "The racecar driver lived through several very serious accidents"
[v] last and be usable; "This dress wore well for almost ten years"
endure, extend, go, hold up, last, live, live on, put out, resist, stand firm, stretch forth, stretch out, survive, wear, withstand