Definition of Oppose. Meaning of Oppose. Synonyms of Oppose

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Definition of Oppose

Oppose
Oppose Op*pose", v. i. 1. To be set opposite. --Shak. 2. To act adversely or in opposition; -- with against or to; as, a servant opposed against the act. [Obs.] --Shak. 3. To make objection or opposition in controversy.
Oppose
Oppose Op*pose", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Opposed; p. pr. & vb. n. Opposing.] [F. opposer. See Ob-, Pose, and cf.2d Appose, Puzzle, n. Cf.L. opponere, oppositum.] 1. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit. Her grace sat down . . . In a rich chair of state; opposing freely The beauty of her person to the people. --Shak. 2. To put in opposition, with a view to counterbalance or countervail; to set against; to offer antagonistically. I may . . . oppose my single opinion to his. --Locke. 3. To resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand; as, to oppose the king in battle; to oppose a bill in Congress. 4. To compete with; to strive against; as, to oppose a rival for a prize. I am . . . too weak To oppose your cunning. --Shak. Syn: To combat; withstand; contradict; deny; gainsay; oppugn; contravene; check; obstruct.

Meaning of Oppose from wikipedia

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- socialist viewpoints. The first organization specifically dedicated to opposing communism was the Russian White movement, which fought in the Russian Civil...
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