withstand

(comb) + (glueglue)
★★☆☆☆
19 strokes
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Onyomi

TAI

The masochist can withstand being TIED up.

Mnemonic

The comb can withstand glue without becoming stuck in your hair!

Kunyomi

( ) たえ*る withstand something physical - Fire resistant, or water-resistant. People, too: if you try to be a coal-miner and you can't take the physical labor then you 耐えらない。 1/2 KANA
★★★☆☆

Jukugo

忍耐(にんたい)

forbear, endure ☆☆☆☆☆ NP
(hide / endure) + (withstand) = 忍耐 (forbear, endure)

patience, forbearance -basically it is a more formal version of 我慢 (がまん). However, 我慢 can be used in the active sense of "keep doing what you're doing, keep rolling that rock up the hill, don't quit." Whereas, 忍耐 has more a passive nuance - "Continue doing nothing, fight the urge to counter-attack or snap back."

耐久性(たいきゅうせい)

durability ☆☆☆☆☆ NP
(withstand) + (been a long time) + (sex / essential nature) = 耐久性 (durability)

Synonyms

endure, persevere
我慢    忍耐    根気    忍ぶ    堪忍する   
tolerate
耐    堪