Associations to the word «Oppose»
OPPOSE, verb. To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
OPPOSE, verb. To object to.
OPPOSE, verb. To present or set up in opposition; to pose.
OPPOSE, verb. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit.
OPPOSE, verb. To compete with; to strive against.
OPPOSE, verb. Be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion".
OPPOSE, verb. Fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!".
OPPOSE, verb. Contrast with equal weight or force.
OPPOSE, verb. Set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other".
OPPOSE, verb. Act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say".
OPPOSE, verb. Be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion".
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.