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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
" (song) the title track
song from the Sepultura album
have been a number
of sanctions against
by a number
of countries, especially
States, and international
entities. The first...
- For & Against
is an American
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by Jim Morrison
airs on the LGBT channel
here!. Each episode features Morrison
- Rage Against
as RATM and shortened
Rage) is an American
rock band from Los Angeles, California. Formed
- For Against
is a United States
post-punk/dream pop band from Lincoln, Nebraska. Despite numerous lineup shuffles
and some periods
of dormancy, the band...
18, 2001, authorizing
the use of the United States Armed Forces against those responsible
for the September
11 attacks. The authorization
- The impeachment inquiry against Donald
Trump, the in****bent president
of the United
States, was initiated
by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi
- sanctions against
Iran. U.S. economic sanctions
by the U.S. Office
****ets Control. Currently, the U.S. sanctions against
- over, saying
and intelligence agencies
will not wage war against
but will instead focus
on a specific group
and won the Burmese–Siamese War (1765–67) against Ayutthaya
and the Sino-Burmese War (1765–69) against
(1765–1769). With Burma
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