Antagonist

  • 1 antagonist — ANTAGONÍST, Ă, antagonişti, ste, adj. Care se află în antagonism (unul faţă de altul); antagonic. ♢ Contradicţie antagonistă = contradicţie antagonică. – Din fr. antagoniste, lat. antagonista. Trimis de ana zecheru, 28.02.2009. Sursa: DEX 98 … …

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  • 2 Antagonist — (griech. ανταγωνιστής, antagonistís, von αντι, anti, „gegen“ und άγω, ágo, „ich handle, bewege, führe“: „der Gegenhandelnde“, „der Gegenspieler“) bezeichnet: im allgemeinen einen Widersacher oder Gegner Antagonist (Literatur), der Gegenspieler… …

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  • 3 Antagonist — An*tag o*nist, n. [L. antagonista, Gr. ?; ? against + ? combatant, champion, fr. ?: cf. F. antagoniste. See {Antagonism}.] 1. One who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; an opponent. [1913 Webster] Antagonist of Heaven s… …

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  • 4 Antagonist — An*tag o*nist, a. Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 5 Antagoníst — (grch.), Gegner, Widersacher. Antagonismus, Gegenwirkung, Gegensatz …

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  • 6 Antagonist — Antagonist, so viel als Gegner, Widersacher, Feind …

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  • 7 antagonist — index adversary, aggressor, assailant, contender, contestant, disputant, foe, rival Burton s Legal Thesaurus …

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  • 8 antagonist — (n.) 1590s, from Fr. antagoniste (16c.) or directly from L.L. antagonista, from Gk. antagonistes competitor, opponent, rival, agent noun from antagonizesthai to struggle against, oppose, be a rival, from anti against (see ANTI (Cf. anti )) +… …

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  • 9 antagonist — antagònist m DEFINICIJA 1. onaj koji istupa protiv koga; s oprečnih pozicija; suparnik, protivnik, opr. agonist 2. fiziol. sustav, mišić ili organ koji djeluje suprotno drugome, opr. sinergist 3. (mn) farm. lijekovi suprotna djelovanja u odnosu… …

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  • 10 antagonist — *opponent, adversary Analogous words: foe, *enemy: rival, competitor (see corresponding verbs at RIVAL): assailant, attacker (see corresponding verbs at ATTACK) Antonyms: supporter Contrasted words: ally, *partner, colleague …

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  • 11 antagonist — [n] person causing problem adversary, angries*, bad person*, bandit*, competitor, contender, crip*, enemy, foe, match, opponent, opposer, opposite number*, oppugnant, rival; concept 412 Ant. ally, protagonist, supporter …

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  • 12 antagonist — ► NOUN ▪ an open opponent or enemy. DERIVATIVES antagonistic adjective. ORIGIN Greek antag nist s, from antag nizesthai struggle against …

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  • 13 antagonist — [an tag′ə nist] n. 1. a person who opposes or competes with another; adversary; opponent 2. a muscle, drug, etc. that acts in opposition to or counteracts another SYN. OPPONENT …

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  • 14 Antagonist — This article is about the literary term. For the pharmacological term, see receptor antagonist. For other uses, see Antagonist (disambiguation). An antagonist (from Greek ἀνταγωνιστής antagonistes, opponent, competitor, enemy, rival )[1] is a… …

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  • 15 Antagonist — In biochemistry, an antagonist acts against and blocks an action. For example, insulin lowers the level of glucose (sugar) in the blood, whereas another hormone called glucagon raises it; therefore, insulin and glucagon are antagonists. An… …

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  • 16 antagonist — See adversary, antagonist See antagonist, protagonist …

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  • 17 Antagonist — ↑ Antagonistin Gegenspieler, Gegenspielerin, Gegner, Gegnerin, Widersacher, Widersacherin; (bildungsspr.): Kontrahent, Kontrahentin; (geh. veraltend): Widerpart. * * * Antagonist,der:⇨Gegner(2) Antagonist→Gegner …

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  • 18 antagonist — n. a formidable antagonist * * * [æn tægənɪst] a formidable antagonist …

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  • 19 antagonist — [[t]æntæ̱gənɪst[/t]] antagonists N COUNT Your antagonist is your opponent or enemy. Spassky had never previously lost to his antagonist …

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  • 20 antagonist — UK [ænˈtæɡənɪst] / US noun [countable] Word forms antagonist : singular antagonist plural antagonists formal your opponent, for example in a competition or fight …

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