Thesaurus

oppose

verb

Definition of OPPOSE

1
to refuse to give in to <I will continue to oppose any attempts to infringe upon our civil liberties>
Antonyms bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)
2
to strive to reduce or eliminate <we must oppose ignorance and prejudice wherever and whenever they arise>
Synonyms battle, combat, contend (with), counter, oppose, oppugn
Near Antonyms abide, bear, endure, suffer; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, uphold

March 30, 2015
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