Definitions for oppose

Definitions for (verb) oppose

Main entry: oppose

Definition: be against; express opposition to

Usage: We oppose the ban on abortion

Main entry: oppose, contradict, controvert

Definition: be resistant to

Usage: The board opposed his motion

Main entry: pit, play off, oppose, match

Definition: set into opposition or rivalry

Usage: let them match their best athletes against ours; pit a chess player against the Russian champion; He plays his two children off against each other

Main entry: fight, fight back, fight down, oppose, defend

Definition: fight against or resist strongly

Usage: The senator said he would oppose the bill; Don't fight it!

Main entry: react, oppose

Definition: act against or in opposition to

Usage: She reacts negatively to everything I say

Main entry: counterbalance, oppose

Definition: contrast with equal weight or force

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