Definition of Opposes

1. Verb. (third-person singular of oppose) ¹



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Definition of Opposes

1. oppose [v] - See also: oppose

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Opposes

opportunivore
opportunivores
oppos
opposabilities
opposability
opposable
opposal
opposals
oppose
opposed
opposeless
opposer
opposer muscle of little finger
opposer muscle of thumb
opposers
opposes (current term)
opposing
opposingly
opposit
opposite number
opposite numbers
opposite side
opposite sides
opposite word
oppositely
oppositeness
oppositenesses

Literary usage of Opposes

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1. Party Leaders: Sketches of Thomas Jefferson, Alex'r Hamilton, Andrew Jackson by Joseph Glover Baldwin (1855)
"Randolph for 'Vigorous Prosecution of the "War — His Letter to the New England States— Re-elected to Congress— opposes the US Bank and the Tariff— His ..."

2. A Dictionary of the English Language: In which the Words are Deduced from by Samuel Johnson, Henry John Todd, Alexander Chalmers (1824)
"M'IMAN. nt He who opposes the ... ANTICO'URTIER. ns One that opposes the court. ... nt One that opposes the Creator. Milton. ANTI'DOTAL. n. ..."

3. The Life and Times of Aaron Burr by James Parton (1893)
"... TO SEND HIM AMBASSADOR TO FRANCE—THIRD PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION — BITER A PROMINENT CANDIDATE—HAMILTON AGAIN opposes Hilf — DOMESTIC Lori—DEATH OF MBS. ..."

4. Great Debates in American History: From the Debates in the British by United States Congress, Marion Mills Miller, Great Britain Parliament (1913)
"opposes Free Works of Art; Mr. McKinley, Henry Cabot Lodge [Mass.], William CP Breckinridge [Ky.] Defend Free Works of Art—Bill Is Enacted— Grover Cleveland ..."

5. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England by John Campbell Campbell (1846)
"He opposes the bill for disfranchising Crick- lade. He brings down a censure on ... He opposes a ministerial address to the Crown. that the Contents were 34 ..."

6. Life of Stephen A. Douglas, United States Senator from Illinois: With His by Henry Martyn Flint (1860)
"... Organization of the Territories of Kansas and Nebraska—Mr. Douglas opposes the Oregon Treaty with England—opposes the Peace Treaty with Mexico—Speech on ..."

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