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Synonyms and Antonyms of opposition

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opposition

synonym (synonym of opposition)

  • (noun.act)
    the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the relation between opposed entities (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.act)
    the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a contestant that you are matched against (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force) (noun.person)
     

hypernym (opposition IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a body of people united in opposing something (noun.group)
    a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity (noun.group)
     
  • a contestant that you are matched against (noun.person)
    a person who participates in competitions (noun.person)
     
  • a direction opposite to another (noun.linkdef)
    the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves (noun.linkdef)
     
  • an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force) (noun.person)
    someone who offers opposition (noun.person)
     
  • the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
    group action in opposition to those in power (noun.act)
     
  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
    something done (usually as opposed to something said) (noun.act)
     
  • the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected (noun.group)
    an organization to gain political power (noun.group)
     
  • the relation between opposed entities (noun.linkdef)
    an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together (noun.tops)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF opposition relation)

  • a body of people united in opposing something (noun.group)
    a heterogeneous collection of groups united in their opposition to Saddam Hussein's government of Iraq; formed in 1992 it is comprised of Sunni and Sh more.. (noun.group)
     
  • a direction opposite to another (noun.linkdef)
    the relation of opposition between things at right angles (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the relation of opposition along a diameter (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the relation of opposition between crystals or molecules that are reflections of one another (noun.linkdef)
     
  • an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force) (noun.person)
    an enemy who lays siege to your position (noun.person)
     
  • the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
    confrontational activities intended to break up a strike by workers (noun.act)
     
  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
    a management action resisting employee's demands; employees are barred from entering the workplace until they agree to terms (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    resistance to or defense against a hostile takeover (noun.act)
     
  • the relation between opposed entities (noun.linkdef)
    direct opposite (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    exact opposite (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    opposition in a work of drama or fiction between characters or forces (especially an opposition that motivates the development of the plot) (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the opposition or dissimilarity of things that are compared (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a different aspect of something (especially the opposite aspect) (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    an opposition that is capable of being graded (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    having an indicated pole (as the distinction between positive and negative electric charges) (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    an opposition that has no intermediate grade; either one or the other (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the relation that exists when opposites cannot coexist (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    opposition between two conflicting forces or ideas (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    exact opposition (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the relation between contraries (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    some third thing similar to two opposites but distinct from both (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    a relation of direct opposition (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    something inverted in sequence or character or effect (noun.linkdef)
     
  • (noun.linkdef)
    the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors (noun.linkdef)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force) (noun.person)
    an opposing military force (noun.group)
     

derivation (.... is derived from opposition)

  • a contestant that you are matched against (noun.person)
    set into opposition or rivalry (verb.competition)
     
  • the act of hostile groups opposing each other (noun.act)
    oppose, as in hostility or a competition (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.competition)
    fight against or resist strongly (verb.competition)
     
  • (verb.stative)
    be face to face with (verb.stative)
     
  • the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with (noun.act)
    be against; express opposition to (verb.communication)
     
  • the relation between opposed entities (noun.linkdef)
    characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    altogether different in nature or quality or significance (adj.all)
     

domain category (opposition is domain category of ....)

synonym hypernym hyponym member meronym derivation domain category resistance oppositeness confrontation opponent enemy foe action resistance body party adversary antagonist lockout reaction anti-takeover defense strikebreaking inc iraqi national congress enemy oppose confront defend fight match pit armed forces armed services military military machine war machine

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