Definition of Oppose

  • (n.) To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit.
  • (n.) To put in opposition, with a view to counterbalance or countervail; to set against; to offer antagonistically.
  • (n.) To resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand; as, to oppose the king in battle; to oppose a bill in Congress.
  • (n.) To compete with; to strive against; as, to oppose a rival for a prize.
  • (v. i.) To be set opposite.
  • (v. i.) To act adversely or in opposition; -- with against or to; as, a servant opposed against the act.
  • (v. i.) To make objection or opposition in controversy.

Antonyms of Oppose


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