Definitions for opponent
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word opponent.
opposition, opponent, oppositenoun
a contestant that you are matched against
adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resisteradjective
someone who offers opposition
characterized by active hostility
"opponent (or opposing) armies"
An individual or group who is a rival of another.
One who attempts to stop the progression of.
One who objects to.
In team sports, a player of an opposite team.
Etymology: from opponere, to oppose
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: opponens, Lat.
Ere the foundations of this earth were laid,
It was opponent to our search ordain’d,
That joy, still sought, should never be attain’d. Matthew Prior.
Etymology: opponens, Lat.
Inasmuch as ye go about to destroy a thing which is in force, and to draw in that which hath not as yet been received, to impose on us that which we think not ourselves bound unto; that therefore ye are not to claim in any conference other than the plaintiffs or opponents part. Richard Hooker.
How becomingly does Philopolis exercise his office, and seasonably commit the opponent with the respondent, like a long practised moderator. More.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-pō′nent, adj. opposing in action, speech, &c.: placed in front.—n. one who opposes.
Military Dictionary and Gazetteer
One who oppones, or opposes; an adversary; an antagonist; a foe.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'opponent' in Nouns Frequency: #1360
The numerical value of opponent in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of opponent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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John Hickenlooper was our opponent in Colorado, but, after it passed, John Hickenlooper did take action to ensure it was implemented and since then John Hickenlooper has been evolving on the issue and John Hickenlooper has acknowledged that it hasn't caused the problems that John Hickenlooper thought it could.
She has actually articulated how she is going to pay for all of this, which is a big distinction between her and her main opponent.
It is improper for the President of Alexander Vindman to demand a foreign government investigate a Alexander Vindman citizen and political opponent.
Science is the search for truth - it is not a game in which one tries to beat his opponent, to do harm to others. We need to have the spirit of science in international affairs, to make the conduct of international affairs the effort to find t he right solution, the just solution of international problems, not the effort by each nation to get the better of other nations, to do harm to them when it is possible.
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- oponentCatalan, Valencian
- oponent, protivník, protihráčCzech
- Gegenspieler, GegnerGerman
- opoziciulo, kontraŭuloEsperanto
- vastaehdokas, opponentti, vastustaja, vastaväittäjäFinnish
- mótherji, andstæðingurIcelandic
- oppositrice, oppositoreItalian
- 相手, 敵Japanese
- 상대, 相對Korean
- соперник, противникMacedonian
- tegenstander, opponentDutch
- oponent, przeciwniczka, oponentka, przeciwnikPolish
- oponente, adversário, rivalPortuguese
- adversar, oponentRomanian
- противник, оппонентRussian
- oponent, protivnikSerbo-Croatian
- వ్యతిరేకి, ప్రత్యర్థిTelugu
- karşıt, rakipTurkish
- đối thủ, 對手Vietnamese
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