opposing

  • 1 opposing — index antipathetic (oppositional), competitive (antagonistic), contradictory, contrary, contravention, discordant …

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  • 2 opposing — [[t]əpo͟ʊzɪŋ[/t]] 1) ADJ: ADJ n Opposing ideas or tendencies are totally different from each other. I have a friend who has the opposing view and felt that the war was immoral... Water is the opposing force to fire. Syn: opposite 2) ADJ: ADJ n… …

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  • 3 opposing — op|pos|ing [əˈpəuzıŋ US əˈpou ] adj [only before noun] 1.) opposing teams, groups, or forces are competing, arguing, or fighting against each other ▪ The opposing armies were preparing for war. ▪ The Socialist Party has split into two opposing… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 4 opposing — op|pos|ing [ ə pouzıŋ ] adjective only before noun competing, fighting, or arguing with someone else or each other: Players from the opposing team hurled insults at them. the commanders of the opposing armies a. opposing facts, opinions, etc. are …

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  • 5 opposing — adjective 1 opposing teams, groups, forces etc are competing, arguing, or fighting against each other: The opposing armies were already preparing for war. | The Socialist Party has split into two opposing camps. 2 opposing ideas, opinions etc are …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 opposing — UK [əˈpəʊzɪŋ] / US [əˈpoʊzɪŋ] adjective [only before noun] a) competing against, fighting, or arguing with someone else or with each other Players from the opposing team hurled insults at them. the commanders of the opposing armies b) opposing… …

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  • 7 opposing — opposed 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 …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 opposing — adjective 1) two opposing points of view Syn: conflicting, contrasting, opposite, incompatible, irreconcilable, contradictory, antithetical, differing, different, dissimilar clashing, at variance, at odds, divergent, opposed, poles apart, polar …

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  • 9 Opposing — 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 …

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  • 10 opposing — adjective 1) opposing points of view Syn: conflicting, contrasting, opposite, incompatible, irreconcilable, contradictory, clashing, at variance, at odds, opposed 2) opposing sides Syn: riva …

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  • 11 opposing — adjective That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side. opposing armies …

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  • 12 opposing — adj. Opposing is used with these nouns: ↑argument, ↑army, ↑batter, ↑camp, ↑counsel, ↑direction, ↑faction, ↑fan, ↑force, ↑ideology, ↑offence, ↑party, ↑ …

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  • 13 opposing — [əˈpəʊzɪŋ] adj 1) competing against someone else or against each other 2) opposing facts, opinions, or ideas are completely different from each other …

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  • 14 opposing — 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,… …

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  • 15 opposing — adjective characterized by active hostility (Freq. 4) opponent (or opposing) armies • Syn: ↑opponent • Similar to: ↑hostile • Derivationally related forms: ↑opponent ( …

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  • 16 opposing — Synonyms and related words: abjuratory, abnegative, adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, against, alien, alienated, allegory, analogy, antagonistic, anteposition, anti, antiestablishment, antipathetic, antipodal, antithesis, antithetic,… …

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  • 17 opposing — I (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [In the act of opposition] Syn. conflicting, clashing, combating, fending, objecting, disagreeing, exposing, disputing, denying, protesting, controverting, crossing, gainsaying, battling, confronting, reversing,… …

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  • 18 opposing — op·pose || É™ pəʊz v. resist; hinder; contend, be strong in a contradictory opinion; set against, contrast, counterbalance …

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  • 19 opposing — adjective opposite. → oppose …

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  • 20 opposing — a. Conflicting, counteracting, antagonistic, adverse, opposite, hostile, inimical …

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