Definition of Against

1. prep. Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.



Definition of Against

1. Preposition. In a contrary direction to. ¹

2. Preposition. Close to.(rfex) ¹

3. Preposition. In front of; before a background. ¹

4. Preposition. In physical contact with. ¹

5. Preposition. In physical opposition to, or in collision with. ¹

6. Preposition. In contrast and/or comparison with. ¹

7. Preposition. In competition with, versus. ¹

8. Preposition. In opposition to. ¹

9. Preposition. In exchange for.(rfex) ¹

10. Preposition. As counterbalance to.(rfex) ¹

11. Preposition. As a charge on.(rfex) ¹

12. Preposition. As protection from. ¹

13. Preposition. (obsolete) Exposed to.(rfex) ¹

14. Preposition. In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.). ¹

15. Conjunction. (obsolete) By the time that (something happened); before. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Against

1. in opposition to [prep]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Against

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agacant
agacante
agacerie
agaceries
again
again-
again-coming
again and again
againbuy
againe
againest
againrising
againsaw
againsay
against (current term)
against all odds
against the clock
against the collar
against the grain
against the law
against the run of play
against the wind
against time
againstand
againstness
againward
agal
agalactia
agalactias

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