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Definition of Opposed
OpposedOppose 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
Her grace sat down . . . In a rich chair of state;
opposing freely The beauty of her person to the
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.
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.
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