opposed

  • 1 opposed — ([o^]p*p[=o]zd ), opposing opposing ([o^]p*p[=o] z[i^]ng),adj. 1. characterized by active opposition; as, two bitterly opposing schools of thought. Syn: antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, opponent. [WordNet 1.5] 2. acting in opposition… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 opposed — opposed; un·opposed; …

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  • 3 opposed — index adverse (hostile), antipathetic (oppositional), averse, contradictory, contrary, different …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 opposed to — index contra (adverb), contra (preposition) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 5 opposed — / opposing [adj] antagonistic, against against the grain*, allergic*, anti*, antipathetic, antithetical, antonymous, at cross purposes, at odds, averse, battling, clashing, combating, conflicting, confronting, contrary, controverting, counter,… …

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  • 6 opposed — op|posed [ ə pouzd ] adjective ** 1. ) someone who is opposed to something thinks it should not happen or should not be done: opposed to: He was bitterly opposed to the war. be opposed to doing something: Some residents were opposed to naming the …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 7 opposed */*/ — UK [əˈpəʊzd] / US [əˈpoʊzd] adjective 1) someone who is opposed to something thinks it should not happen or should not be done opposed to: He was bitterly opposed to the war. be opposed to doing something: Some residents were opposed to naming… …

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  • 8 opposed — [[t]əpo͟ʊzd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n/ ing If you are opposed to something, you disagree with it or disapprove of it. I am utterly opposed to any form of terrorism... We are strongly opposed to the presence of America in this region …

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  • 9 opposed — op|posed [əˈpəuzd US əˈpouzd] adj [not before noun] 1.) be opposed to sth to disagree with something such as a plan or system ▪ Most of us are opposed to the death penalty. 2.) two ideas that are opposed to each other are completely different… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 10 opposed — adj. 1 opposed to disagreeing strongly with sth VERBS ▪ be ▪ remain ADVERB ▪ adamantly, bitterly, deeply, fiercely …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 11 opposed — adjective (not before noun) 1 two ideas that are opposed to each other are completely different from each other (+ to): The principles of capitalism and socialism are diametrically opposed to each other. 2 as opposed to used to compare two things …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 opposed*/ — [əˈpəʊzd] adj 1) someone who is opposed to something thinks that it should not happen He was bitterly opposed to the war.[/ex] 2) completely different The two ideas are directly opposed.[/ex] • as opposed to used for referring to something that… …

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  • 13 opposed — adj. 1) diametrically; strongly, vehemently opposed 2) opposed to * * * strongly vehemently opposed diametrically opposed to …

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  • 14 Opposed — Oppose Op*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Opposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Opposing}.] [F. opposer. See {Ob }, {Pose}, and cf.2d {Appose}, {Puzzle}, n. Cf.L. opponere, oppositum.] 1. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit. [1913 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 opposed — adjective Date: 15th century set or placed in opposition ; contrary < with politicians, as opposed to soap, you cannot return what you have bought Felix G. Rohatyn > …

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  • 16 opposed — Synonyms and related words: adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, against, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, at cross purposes, at odds, at variance with, averse, balancing, clashing, compensating, competitive …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 opposed — adjective being in opposition or having an opponent (Freq. 1) two bitterly opposed schools of thought • Ant: ↑unopposed • Similar to: ↑conflicting …

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  • 18 opposed — adjective a) Acting in opposition; opposing. b) Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed …

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  • 19 opposed — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. antagonistic to, averse, opposite, against, contrary, restrictive, hostile to, at odds, disputed, counter to, at cross purposes, up against*, against the grain*, at the other end of the spectrum*; see also reluctant ,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 opposed — op posed || É™ pəʊzd adj. be opposing in attitude or opinion; contrary, opposite; contrasting op·pose || É™ pəʊz v. resist; hinder; contend, be strong in a contradictory opinion; set against, contrast, counterbalance …

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