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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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
A party acknowledged as potentially hostile to a friendly party and against which the use of force may be envisaged.
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The numerical value of adversary in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of adversary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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.
This is a well-resourced adversary.Specifically, they are using the same tools and techniques previously associated with Russia.
The Socialist party's adversary is not Podemos or the PP, our challenge is going to vote, our challenge is conquering abstention.
If they're not out and about, it's harder to strike, particularly for an adversary that may wrap themselves in the civilian population.
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Translations for adversary
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- 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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