from The Century Dictionary.

  • Placed in or occupying a position directly opposite or over against; opposite.
  • Of an opposite or contrary nature, tendency, or action: as, white is opposed to black.
  • Antagonistic; hostile; adverse: as, I am more opposed than ever to the proposal.

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

  • adjective characterized by active opposition.
  • adjective acting in opposition to.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Acting in opposition; opposing.
  • adjective Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of oppose.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective being in opposition or having an opponent


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