What does adversary mean?

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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.

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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

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