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Definition of Opponents

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 Opponents from wikipedia

- An adversary is generally considered to be a person, group, or force that opposes and/or attacks. Adversary may also refer to: Satan ("adversary" in Hebrew)...
- 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...
- war but subsequently turned strongly against it). List of Congressional opponents of the Vietnam War "107th Congress-2nd Session 455th Roll Call Vote of...
- list of Nixon political opponents was compiled to supplement the original Nixon's Enemies List of 20 key people considered opponents of President Richard...
- opposed or -opponent, spectrally opposed or -opponent, opponent colour, colour opponent, opponent response, and simply, opponent cell. The opponent color theory...
- list of President of the United States Richard Nixon's major political opponents compiled by Charles Colson, written by George T. Bell (****istant to Colson...
- 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...
- their division, plus three crossover opponents, one of which would be permanent. The permanent crossover opponent would be used to ensure that long standing...
- 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...
- This is a listing of notable opponents of slavery, often called abolitionists. African Methodist Episcopal Church (American) American Anti-Slavery Society...
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