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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]


In opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.)


opposed; opposing

Context example:

an opposing vote


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

Sense 2opposed [BACK TO TOP]


Being in opposition or having an opponent

Context example:

two bitterly opposed schools of thought


conflicting (on bad terms)


unopposed (not having opposition or an opponent)

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