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Definition of Opponent

Opponent
Opponent Op*po"nent, n. 1. One who opposes; an adversary; an antagonist; a foe. --Macaulay. 2. One who opposes in a disputation, argument, or other verbal controversy; specifically, one who attacks some theirs or proposition, in distinction from the respondent, or defendant, who maintains it. How becomingly does Philopolis exercise his office, and seasonably commit the opponent with the respondent, like a long-practiced moderator! --Dr. H. More. Syn: Antagonist; opposer; foe. See Adversary.
Opponent
Opponent Op*po"nent, a. [L. opponens, -entis, p. pr. of opponere to set or place against, to oppose; ob (see Ob-) + ponere to place. See Position.] Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic. --Pope.

Meaning of Opponent from wikipedia

- The Opponent may refer to: The Opponent (1988 film), a 1988 film starring Daniel Greene The Opponent (2000 film), a 2000 film starring Erika Eleniak...
- opposed or -opponent, spectrally opposed or -opponent, opponent colour, colour opponent, opponent response, and simply, opponent cell. The opponent color theory...
- Opponent-process theory is a psychological and neurological model that accounts for a wide range of behaviors, including color vision. This model was first...
- A downed opponent (also called a grounded opponent) is a combatant that is on the ground, as compared to a combatant that is in a standing position. This...
- Alien Opponent is a 2010 American science fiction film written and directed by Colin Theys and starring Roddy Piper. It was first broadcast on Chiller...
- tournament will be pla**** over two years. Each team will play with six other opponents, three at home and three away. Each series will consist of between two...
- won at least four points with a margin of two points or more over their opponent. Normally the server's score is always called first and the receiver's...
- India have faced ten teams in Test cricket, with their most frequent opponent being England, against whom they have pla**** 122 matches. India have registered...
- application of professional wrestling techniques that involve lifting the opponent up and throwing or slamming them down. They are sometimes also called "power"...
- in the opponents' half of the pitch, and closer to the opponents' goal line than both the ball and the second-last opponent (the last opponent is usually...
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