Synonyms for opponent

Synonyms for (noun) opponent

Synonyms: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister

Definition: someone who offers opposition

Similar words: somebody, someone, soul, mortal, person, individual

Definition: a human being

Usage: there was too much for one person to do

Synonyms: opponent, opposite, opposition

Definition: a contestant that you are matched against

Similar words: contestant

Definition: a person who participates in competitions

Synonyms for (adj) opponent

Synonyms: opponent, opposing

Definition: characterized by active hostility

Usage: opponent (or opposing) armies

Similar words: hostile

Definition: characterized by enmity or ill will

Usage: a hostile nation; a hostile remark; hostile actions

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