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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

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- The opponent process is a color theory that states that the human visual system interprets information about color by processing signals from cone cells...
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- Alien Opponent is a 2010 American television science fiction film written by John Doolan, directed by Colin Theys, and starring Roddy Piper. It was first...
- Opponent-process theory is a psychological and neurological model that accounts for a wide range of behaviors, including color vision. This model was first...
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- Hermilando Mandanas is running for his sixth nonconsecutive term. His opponents are Praxedes Bustamante and former Padre Garcia mayor Prudencio Gutierrez...
- baseball statistics, batting average against (denoted by BAA or AVG), or opponents' batting average (denoted by OBA) is a statistic that measures a pitcher's...
- generally, the term boxing can refer to any combat sport in which two opponents face each other in a fight using their fists, covered by gloves in most...