Oppose

Op*pose"

(p*pz"), v. i. 1. To be set opposite. Shak.
[1913 Webster]

2. To act adversely or in opposition; -- with against or to; as, a servant opposed against the act. [Obs.] Shak.
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3. To make objection or opposition in controversy.
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opposed

(p*pzd"),

opposing

(p*p"zng), adj. 1. characterized by active opposition; as, two bitterly opposing schools of thought.
Syn. -- antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, opponent.
[WordNet 1.5]

2. acting in opposition to; as, the opposing sector of the same muscle group.
[WordNet 1.5]

 

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