Definitions for adversary
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adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister(noun)
someone who offers opposition
An opponent or rival.
Origin: aversaire (in Wace's Life of Saint Margaret), from aversier, aversaire (French adversaire), from adversarius, from adversus.
one who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe
opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic
having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit
The Adversary is a fictional character, a demonic supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Putin is our adversary.
I would like to surprise my adversary, and sometimes when I feel it's a good time to do that, I prefer to do that.
If they're not out and about, it's harder to strike, particularly for an adversary that may wrap themselves in the civilian population.
The first pillar of our future force must be ensuring that we maintain, and extend, our technological edge over any potential adversary.
Without an adversary prowess shrivels. We see how great and efficient it really is only when it shows by endurance what it is capable of.
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Translations for adversary
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- съперник, неприятел, противникBulgarian
- adversario, adversariaSpanish
- هماورد, همیستارPersian
- vihollinen, vastustaja, vastapuoliFinnish
- adversaire, ennemiFrench
- אויב, יריבHebrew
- andstæðingur, óvinurIcelandic
- avversario, avversariaItalian
- 相手, 敵Japanese
- adversarius, adversariaLatin
- opponent, motstanderNorwegian
- adwersarz, przeciwnikPolish
- противница, неприятель, соперник, соперница, неприятельницаRussian
- protivník, odporcaSlovak
- đối thủVietnamese
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