2. (Of a ship) come safely through (a storm)
: the sturdy boat had weathered
the storm well
His ships weathered
the storm, sailed west and reached Honduras in Central America.
He aides the Master of the ship in trying to weather
Vessels sheltering in the marina seemed to weather
the storms very successfully.
2.1 Withstand (a difficulty or danger)
: this year has tested industry’s ability to weather
The news was welcomed by traders in the city who have weathered
a difficult winter, as they vowed to keep up the momentum.
We have been able, therefore, to weather
a very difficult economic climate.
the most difficult times in recent years,’ chairman and managing director Lo Yuk-sui said.