opposed

adjective op·posed \ ə-ˈpōzd \
Updated on: 3 Dec 2017

Definition of opposed

: set or placed in opposition : contrary
  • with politicians, as opposed to soap, you cannot return what you have bought
  • —Felix G. Rohatyn
  • voters who are opposed to the plan

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Origin and Etymology of opposed

Middle English — more at oppose



OPPOSED Defined for English Language Learners

opposed

adjective

Definition of opposed for English Language Learners

  • : not agreeing with or approving of something or someone

  • : completely different



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