Yielding, acquiescing, concurring, and agreeing combat, withstand, confront, oppugn, impugn, contend, antagonize, contravene, dismiss, gainsay, and contradict.
Aimed at, aided, backed, supported, advanced, and expedited. Resist, mutch, obstruct, confront, oppugn, bar, delay, contravene, check, thwart, spurn, and nullify.
Synonyms for opposition: WordHippo Thesaurus: What is another way to say "opposition"?
What is another way to say "opposed"?
Alongside, abutting, in front of, in contact with, on, opposed to, contacting, upon opposed, anti (informal), averse to, unfriendly to, defying, opposing, resisting, vs.
Synonyms for "against" include: abutting, adverse, awry, backhanded, belied, biased, contrary, crass, cynical, deceptive, deficient, derogatory, divergent, ineffective, hostile, ill-advised, injurious, inappropriate, insincere, insensitive, irreconcilable, lethal, mendacious, misguided, misinformed, misplaced, morbid, negative, novel, obdurate, offensive, paradoxical, perverse, prejudicial, problematic, punitive, reactionary, remiss, reckless, risqué, scurrilous, sinister, slanted, spurious, speculative, suspect, subversive, toxic, unwise, volatile, wavering
Antonyms for "against" include: aid, assist, favor, help, oppose, resist, stand against, struggle with
Opposed. Acting in opposition; being opposed to having an opponent; not being uncontested: a contested election. This word is used primarily to describe things that are different and usually opposite in nature: political opponents; military foes.
It follows then, that the adjective form of opposition is opposed.
This term shows up in words like oppose themselves, which means to make statements or take actions that are contrary to what others might do; oppose one another; oppose oneself; oppose us.
Also see antagonistic - something that opposes or conflicts with another thing; quarrelsome - giving rise to quarrels or disputes; dissentient - holding views at variance with those of others.
Antagonism is the state or condition of being opposed; conflict is opposition followed by action; dissent is disagreement about ideas or practices.
Thus, opposition is the state or condition of being opposed; conflict is the act of opposing; dissent is the expression of opinion or feeling on any subject.
The word "opposition" comes from Latin oppositorium, plural of oppositio, meaning "a going against," and it has been used since 1325.
Grant, accept, concede, acknowledge, affirm, confirm, afford, give, indulge are all synonyms for grant. Reject, withhold, negative, contradict, gainsay, renounce, repudiate, disown, oppose are all synonyms for deny.
Thesaurus-WordHippo Resist Synonyms: What is another way to say "resist"?
|fight against||object to|
|baulk at||go against|