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against

preposition

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1 in or into contact with
  • he leaned against the fence and it collapsed
  • unwittingly rubbed his leg against some poison ivy

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2 opposed to; not for
  • I'm against going to see the parade if it's raining

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against

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of against (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of against was in the 13th century

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“Against.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/against. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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