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KK Pronunciation

〔 әˋpoz 〕


〔 әˊpouz 〕

Overview of verb oppose

The verb oppose has 6 senses

  • oppose -- (be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion")

  • fight, oppose, fight back, fight down, defend -- (fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!")

  • oppose, counterbalance -- (contrast with equal weight or force)

  • pit, oppose, match, play off -- (set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other")

  • react, oppose -- (act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say")

  • oppose, controvert, contradict -- (be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion")