American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To place in proximity; juxtapose.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To put or apply (one thing) to or near to (another).
- To bring near or next, as one thing to another; put side by side; arrange in juxtaposition.
- To oppose in discussion; bring objections or difficulties before one to be answered; examine; question; pose; puzzle.
- Specifically— To examine (a sheriff) with reference to (his) accounts. See apposer.
- v. transitive To place next or to or near to; to juxtapose.
- v. obsolete, transitive To put questions to; to examine or try.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To place opposite or before; to put or apply (one thing
- v. To place in juxtaposition or proximity.
- v. To put questions to; to examine; to try. [Obs.] See pose.
- v. place side by side or in close proximity
- French apposer, from Latin appōnere. (Wiktionary)
- Probably ad- + -pose (as in compose). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Also, people believe that the one person (or nation) can increase his wealth only by taking wealth from others, so they appose free trade and most free market ideas.”
“What I don't get is those people who appose abortion, many of them also appose the health care initiative.”
“Those senators who appose him should be fired or retired or both.”
“Those who appose any form of a health care agenda in most cases will be defeated financially – big time.”
“Preferably enough who appose the horrendous healthcare bill that was recently signed, so it can be overturned before causing too much damage to our nation as a whole.”
“It is truly amazing how in the lack of sound rational arguments, those who appose Christianity are so quick to resort to name calling, baseless accusations, and outright lies about a persons past.”
“Well bumbkin boy i would rather have a gay person next to me in a fire fight then any one of you trolls here. as i would feel safer know the gay person has my back and is willing to sever as appose to you cowards who scream and yell about being patriot and american.”
“Those who appose a public health insurance option are bought and paid for by the insurance lobby. dominican mama 4 Obama”
“It's only Big money, Insurance companies and those politicians who reap payoffs that appose this type of proposal howie”
“All though appease the minorities, and make us the English a lesser fact, but we won't tolerate it, and there is the dilemma will be appose with the ballot box or some other means, only time wil tell.”
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