Definitions for adversary

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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

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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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

adversary(noun)

an opponent; an enemy

his adversary in the chess match.

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