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OPPOSED

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does opposed mean? 

OPPOSED (adjective)
  The adjective OPPOSED has 2 senses:

1. in opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.)
2. being in opposition or having an opponent

  Familiarity information: OPPOSED used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OPPOSED (adjective)


Sense 1opposed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.)

Synonyms:

opposed; opposing

Context example:

an opposing vote

Similar:

anti (not in favor of (an action or proposal etc.))


Sense 2opposed [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Being in opposition or having an opponent

Context example:

two bitterly opposed schools of thought

Similar:

conflicting (on bad terms)

Antonym:

unopposed (not having opposition or an opponent)


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