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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
Me! is an American
punk rock band formed
in 1997 in Naples, Florida, by singer
and guitarist Laura
Jane Grace. Since
2001, the band's lineup
- Against Apion
(Gr****: Φλαΐου Ἰωσήπου περὶ ἀρχαιότητος Ἰουδαίων λόγος α and Φλαΐου Ἰωσήπου περὶ ἀρχαιότητος ἀντιρρητικὸς λόγος β; Latin Contra
- For Against
is an American
post-punk/dream pop band from Lincoln, Nebraska, United
States. Despite numerous lineup shuffles
and some periods
- Not For, or Against
(Quite the Contrary) (original title: Ni pour, ni contre
(bien au contraire)) is a 2003 French crime drama
- Against Democracy
is a 2016 book by American political philosopher Jason
Brennan. The book challenges
that the simplified version
- Rise Against
is an American
punk rock band from Chicago, formed
in 1999. The group's current
the Ice is a 2021 Icelandic-Danish historical survival
on the novel
the Ice by Ejnar
is the seventh studio album
by the Brazilian metal
band Sepultura, released
in 1998 through Roadrunner
Records. It is the band's first
the Day is an epic historical novel
in 2006. The narrative takes place between
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