What does opposed mean?

Definitions for opposed
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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.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

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

How to pronounce opposed?

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    Alex
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    Karen
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How to say opposed in sign language?

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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

Examples of opposed in a Sentence

  1. Unknown:

    People are more violently opposed to fur than leather because it's safer to harass rich women than motorcycle gangs.

  2. Melinda McLaughlin:

    Upon learning the recruitment should have required citizenship within 18 months of hire, as opposed to at the time of hire, (Eugene Police Department) immediately changed its materials and requirement, after several months, (the Justice Department) concluded that while EPD had repeatedly advertised an erroneous citizenship requirement, they did not identify anyone who had been harmed.

  3. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:

    There are those who contend that it does not benefit African-Americans to get them into the University of Texas where they do not do well, as opposed to having them go to a less-advanced school, a less -- a slower-track school where they do well, one of the briefs pointed out that most of the black scientists in this country don't come from schools like the University of Texas.

  4. Simon Henderson:

    The UAE has a phobia of the Muslim Brotherhood and makes very little distinction of whether people are doing things which most in the United States would view as normal political activity as opposed to support for terrorism.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

    All I said was a statement of fact, the four of them opposed the bill. We were protecting the children. Overwhelmingly, our caucus voted to protect the children -- our blue dogs, our moderates and all the rest voted to protect the children.

Images & Illustrations of opposed

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