What does opposed mean?

Definitions for opposed

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word opposed.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. opposed(adj)

    being in opposition or having an opponent

    "two bitterly opposed schools of thought"

Wiktionary

  1. opposed(Adjective)

    Acting in opposition; opposing.

  2. opposed(Adjective)

    Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.

Editors Contribution

  1. opposed

    Verb form of the word oppose.

    Some members of the government were opposed to the proposed legislation so attended and contributed to the chamber debate to ensure the voice of their electorate and constituents were expressed.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'opposed' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4699

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opposed in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opposed in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Antoine De Saint-Exupery:

    The censure of those who are opposed to us, is the highest commendation that can be given us.

  2. Barack Obama:

    I don't oppose all wars. What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war.

  3. Jeb Bush in 1998:

    I am opposed to casino gambling in this state and I am opposed whether it is on Indian property or otherwise ... The people have spoken and I support their position.

  4. President Barack Obama:

    The truth of the matter is, inside of Iran, the people most opposed to the deal are the Revolutionary Guard, the Quds Force, hardliners who are implacably opposed to any cooperation with the international community.

  5. Judie Brown, President, American Life Lobby:

    We are totally opposed to abortion under any circumstances. We are also opposed to abortifacient drugs and chemicals like the Pill and the IUD, and we are also opposed to all forms of birth control with the exception of natural family planning.

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