Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To oppose; charge; allege.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To oppose.

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  • verb obsolete To oppose.

Etymologies

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Latin opponere. See opponent.

Examples

  • Her Republican oppone nt, Jesse Kelly, raised about $500,000 during the same time, but has only $114,000 in the bank, records show.

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  • God, that ye oppone your self plainelie unto it, and suffer nott the people to be tharewith deceaved.

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  • And therefore their constant bread is pone, so called from the Indian name oppone.

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  • Cameron humanised many of the issues, whereas Brown tried to use them as clubs against his Tory oppone.

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  • Secondlie, where ye would oppone the dailie practicque, & confession of so manie, that is thought likewise to be but verie melancholicque imaginations of simple rauing creatures.

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  • Well, I don't like Windows very much, but I feel that I need to oppone.

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  • The bastard Bischope, who yit was not execrated, (consecrated [486] thei call it,) wrait to the Suppriour of Sanctandrois, who (_Sede vacante_) was Vicare Generall, "That he wondered that he sufferred sic hereticall and schismaticall doctrin to be tawght, and nott to oppone him self to the same."

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Quhairfore seing our number is sa greate, sa indigent, and sa heavilie oppressit be your false meanis, that nane takes care of oure miserie; and that it is better for us to provyde thir our impotent members, quhilk God hes gevin us, to oppone to yow in plaine contraversie, than to see yow heirefter (as ye have done afoir) steill fra us our lodgeings, and our selfis, in the meintyme, to perreis and die for want of the same.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • God raised up in the myddis of darknes, to oppone thame selfis to the same, should nott be omitted; we obeyed thare requeast, and have maid a schorte rehersall of all such materis as concerne Religion, frome the death of that notable servand of God, Maister Patrik Hammyltoun, unto the foirsaid year, when that it pleased God to look upoun us more mercyfullie then we deserved, and to geve unto us greattar boldness and better (albeit not without hasard and truble) successe in all our interprises then we looked for, as the trew Narratioun of this Secound

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • C’è chi si oppone a che sia pubblicato su “L’Osservatore Romano”.

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