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oppose

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of oppose

  1. 1 to refuse to give in to I will continue to oppose any attempts to infringe upon our civil liberties Synonyms buck, defy, fight, resist, repel, withstandRelated Words battle, combat, contend (with); challenge, contest, contradict, dispute; baffle, balk, foil, frustrate, thwart; check, counter, hinder, obstruct, stemAntonyms bow (to), capitulate (to), give in (to), knuckle under (to), stoop (to), submit (to), succumb (to), surrender (to), yield (to)

  2. 2 to strive to reduce or eliminate we must oppose ignorance and prejudice wherever and whenever they arise Synonyms battle, combat, contend (with), counter, fight, oppugnRelated Words baffle, checkmate, foil, frustrate, resist, thwart, withstand; confront, defy, face, meetNear Antonyms abide, bear, endure, suffer; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, upholdAntonyms advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote



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