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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

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- so becomes the fully functioning president with his own presidency, as opposed to a caretaker president. The Twenty-fifth Amendment to the Constitution...
- intellectually conservative scientists, supported by liberal theologians but opposed by younger scientists and secularists and conservative Christians. These...
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- France. However, the labour unions and the Irish in particular, strongly opposed conscription, and in alliance with like-minded farmers, defeated it in...
- government, Madison opposed the centralization of power sought by Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton during Washington's presidency. To oppose Hamilton, Thomas...
- of Texas was contentious in the US Congress, where Whigs were largely opposed. In 1845 Texas agreed to the offer of annexation by the US Congress and...
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