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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 of oppose buck, defy, fight, resist, repel, withstandWords Related to oppose battle, combat, contend (with); challenge, contest, contradict, dispute; baffle, balk, foil, frustrate, thwart; check, counter, hinder, obstruct, stemAntonyms of oppose 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 of oppose battle, combat, contend (with), counter, fight, oppugnWords Related to oppose baffle, checkmate, foil, frustrate, resist, thwart, withstand; confront, defy, face, meetNear Antonyms of oppose abide, bear, endure, suffer; advocate, back, champion, endorse (also indorse), support, upholdAntonyms of oppose advance, cultivate, encourage, forward, foster, further, nourish, nurture, promote



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