Definitions for adversary

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word adversary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister(noun)

    someone who offers opposition

Wiktionary

  1. adversary(Noun)

    An opponent or rival.

  2. Adversary(ProperNoun)

    Satan

  3. Adversary(ProperNoun)

    the Devil

  4. Adversary(ProperNoun)

    Shaitan

  5. Origin: aversaire (in Wace's Life of Saint Margaret), from aversier, aversaire (French adversaire), from adversarius, from adversus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Adversary(noun)

    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

  2. Adversary(adj)

    opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic

  3. Adversary(adj)

    having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit

Freebase

  1. Adversary

    The Adversary is a fictional character, a demonic supervillain in the Marvel Comics universe.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Adversary

    ad′vėrs-ar-i, n. an opponent: an enemy: Satan, as the general adversary of mankind. [O. Fr. aversier—L. adversarius. See Adverse.]

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. adversary

    A party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of adversary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of adversary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carly Fiorina:

    Putin is our adversary.

  2. Virginie Razzano:

    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.

  3. Lieutenant General Charles Brown:

    If they're not out and about, it's harder to strike, particularly for an adversary that may wrap themselves in the civilian population.

  4. Defense Secretary Ash Carter:

    The first pillar of our future force must be ensuring that we maintain, and extend, our technological edge over any potential adversary.

  5. Seneca:

    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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