opposes, 3rd person singular present; opposing, present participle; opposed, past tense; opposed, past participle;
Disapprove of and attempt to prevent, esp. by argument
those of you who oppose capital punishment
Actively resist or refuse to comply with (a person or a system)
off-roaders who adamantly opposed new trail restrictions
Compete against (someone) in a contest
a candidate to oppose the leader in the presidential contest
be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
fight: fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
contrast with equal weight or force
pit: 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"
react: act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
(Opposition (astronomy)) Opposition is a term used in positional astronomy to indicate when two celestial bodies are on opposite sides of the sky when viewed from a particular place (usually the Earth). ...
(Opposition (chess)) In chess, opposition (or direct opposition) is the situation occurring when two kings face each other on a rank or file, with only one square in between them. In such a situation, the player not having to move is said to "have the opposition" . ...
(Opposition (parliamentary)) Parliamentary opposition is a form of political opposition to a designated government, particularly in a Westminster-based parliamentary system. Note that this article uses the term government as it is used in Parliamentary systems, i.e. ...
(Opposition (patent)) An opposition proceeding is an administrative process available under the patent and trademark law of most jurisdictions which allows third parties to dispute the validity of a granted patent or trademark.
(The Opposition (Frisky Dingo)) Frisky Dingo was an American animated cartoon series created by Adam Reed and Matt Thompson for Adult Swim. The show premiered on October 16, 2006 and as of March 23, 2008, 25 episodes of Frisky Dingo have been aired.
To attempt to stop the progression of; To object to
(OPPOSED) Against the adoption of the pending question.
(opposed) complemental concave arcuate faces (calliper arms that fit over tube)
(opposés) opposite and reversed, of charges like eg. the crowns of Alsace.
(Opposition) A generally adverse aspect of 180 degrees, depending on the planets involved.
(Opposition) The second largest political party or group of parties in the Dáil that opposes what it believes to be wrong with Government policies and actions
(Opposition) the party or parties who do not belong to the governing party;
(Opposition) The time period allowed for an interested party to post oppositions to the grant of a patent. For example, this may be up to nine months from the date of grant of a European patent.
(Opposition) A 180-degree aspect. Oppositions indicate that the aspecting planets work to opposing ends, generally (though occasionally the opposite is true - oppositions by nature are the most contrary aspects).
(opposition) Holding the opponent's blade in an off-target line.
(Opposition) A planetary aspect in which two planets or bodies are 180 degrees apart.
"Thrust with Opposition" - To simultaneously deflect the opponent's point with one's guard while making an attack of one's own. Commonly used in epee to avoid a double touch.
(OPPOSITION) A trade mark proceeding before the UK Intellectual Property Office or OHIM in which the plaintiff seeks to prevent the registration of a mark. ...
(OPPOSITION) An aspect, it is a combative energy. It creates the feeling of being out-of-balance, and can be stressful and frustrating. Opposition exposes a person's internal conflicts.