Definition of against. Meaning of against. Synonyms of against
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Definition of against
AgainstAgainst A*gainst" (?; 277), prep. [OE. agens, ageynes, AS.
ongegn. The s is adverbial, orig. a genitive ending. See
1. Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the
mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him.
2. From an opposite direction so as to strike or come in
contact with; in contact with; upon; as, hail beats
against the roof.
3. In opposition to, whether the opposition is of sentiment
or of action; on the other side; counter to; in
contrariety to; hence, adverse to; as, against reason;
against law; to run a race against time.
The gate would have been shut against her.
An argument against the use of steam. --Tyndale.
4. By of before the time that; in preparation for; so as to
be ready for the time when. [Archaic or Dial.]
Urijah the priest made it, against King Ahaz came
from Damascus. --2 Kings xvi.
Against the sun, in a direction contrary to that in which
the sun appears to move.
Meaning of against from wikipedia
(album), a 1998 album
by brazilian metal
band sepultura. against
(song), the title track
song from the sepultura
- the eastern front
war ii was a theatre
war ii between
and co-belligerent finland against
- in 1984, the reagan administration
used the term 'war against
terrorism' as part of an effort
to pass legislation
that was designed
- (icty) returned
a guilty verdict against milan
martić , one of the serb leaders
in croatia, stating
that he colluded
- bulgarian troops
to the invasion
that all of his battle worthy troops
of germany's 12th army against turkey
of race supremacy
on a galactic
scale, it entails intolerant discrimination against sentient
non-human s, much
- the cowboy wrestling program currently holds
a 128–27–9 record against
the sooners, which
is all the more remarkable considering
is the seventh studio album
by the brazil
in 1998 through roadrunner records
. it is the
- the incident, which
has been officially defined
as an act of genocide against
the kurdish people
in iraq was and still remains
(styled as against) is a crossover thrash
in 2006 by singer-songwriter dan clements
, original suicidal tendencies