What is opposition in English?

English Language Learners Definition of opposition : actions or opinions that show that you disagree with or disapprove of someone or something. : action that is done to stop or defeat someone or something.

What does opposition mean in sports?

opposition noun (SPORTS) the team or person being played against in a sports competition: The opposition has some good players so it should be a tough game..

What is the synonym of oppose?

Synonyms. controvert resist veto blackball dissent contradict refute negative protest rebut.

Is oppose a word?

verb (used with object), op·posed, op·pos·ing. to act against or provide resistance to; combat: to vigorously oppose tyranny in every form. to stand in the way of; hinder; obstruct. to set as an opponent or adversary.

What is a antonym for counter argument?

An argument offered in opposition to another argument. Synonyms. statement argument. Antonyms. falsehood overstatement truth.

What does opposed mean in a sentence?

1 : to place over against something so as to provide resistance, counterbalance, or contrast one military force opposed to another concreteness as opposed to abstraction— L. E. Lynch. 2 : to place opposite or against something oppose the enemy oppose a congressional bill. 3 : to offer resistance to.

What is counterargument?

to make or give

What is the antonym of supportive?

What is the opposite of supportive?

averse antipathetic
disinclined hesitant
loath opposed
indisposed reluctant
unenthusiastic hostile

Who are called the opposition?

The opposition is formed by the largest party or coalition of parties that does not have the support of the majority of members in the House of Representatives. The opposition is sometimes called the alternative government because it could form government if it was to win the support of the majority of members.

How do you use the word oppose?

Oppose sentence example

  1. “I know you’re in no position to oppose your father openly,” she replied.
  2. Stahl’s chief aim was to oppose materialism.
  3. You see, I don’t say that we ought to oppose this and that.
  4. Genoa determined to oppose the concession, and war broke out.