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Definition of Opposed

Opposed
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 Opposed from wikipedia

- A flat engine, also known as a horizontally opposed engine, is a piston engine where the cylinders are located on either side of a central crankshaft...
- An opposed-piston engine is a piston engine in which each cylinder has a piston at both ends, and no cylinder head. Petrol and diesel opposed-piston engines...
- after he won the presidential election, while many of them continue to oppose Trump. Offices listed are those held at the time of the 2016 election. George...
- film screenings, causing losses. Bombay, a 1995 film on the riots was opposed by them. On 28 July 1999 Thackeray was banned from voting and contesting...
- intellectually conservative scientists, supported by liberal theologians but opposed by younger scientists and secularists and conservative Christians. These...
- An opposing force (abbreviated OPFOR or enemy force) is a military unit tasked with representing an enemy, usually for training purposes in war game scenarios...
- referendum, Corbyn opposed Britain's membership of the European Communities, the precursor of the European Union (EU). Corbyn also opposed the ratification...
- Rousseau to suggest that the dominant form of government, representative as opposed to direct, is effectively aristocratic. He proposes that modern representative...
- Half-Life: Opposing Force is an expansion pack for Valve's science fiction first-person shooter video game Half-Life. The game was developed by Gearbox...
- The National ****ociation Opposed to Women Suffrage (NAOWS) was founded in the United States by women opposed to the suffrage movement in 1911. It was...
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