Definition of Opposed

1. Adjective. Being in opposition or having an opponent. "Two bitterly opposed schools of thought"

Similar to: Conflicting
Antonyms: Unopposed



Definition of Opposed

1. Adjective. Acting in opposition; opposing. ¹

2. Adjective. Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed. ¹

3. Verb. (past of oppose) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Opposed

1. oppose [v] - See also: oppose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opposed

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opposed (current term)
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Literary usage of Opposed

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1. The pilgrim's progress from this world to that which is to come by John Bunyan (1879)
"as they overtook them; and the rather because they had opposed Mr By-ends before. So they called after them, and they stopped, and stood still till they ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1897)
"Oppel || opposed the ' Batraciens ' to the other Reptilia, as can be seen from his diagnosis, but he did not give any special names to the combined opposed ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"The request of a formal audience might have been opposed or eluded ; but Athanasius concealed his arrival, watched the moment of ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1920)
"He believed in "The Philippines for the Filipinos," and opposed ... (4) He was opposed to the more radical schemes of direct popular Some of these views ..."

5. Main Street by Sinclair Lewis (1920)
"And I opposed them so much. Only I can't! I can't be one of them if I must damn all the maids toiling in filthy kitchens, all the ragged hungry children. ..."

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