Oppose synonyms

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To be contrary to; to oppose; to resist.
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To have or express an unfavorable opinion of; consider (something) wrong; condemn
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To engage in discussion or argument; debate.
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To refuse to acknowledge as one's own; disown; repudiate
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To call as a witness in affirming or denying, or to prove an affirmation; to appeal to.
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To resist or oppose boldly or openly
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To go or extend across; pass from one side of to the other:
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To drive or incite (a person) by taunting:
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To raise arguments against; voice opposition to.
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To deny
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To something bring face to face with.
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To prevent; to halt; to cause to fail; to foil; to frustrate.
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To cause an acid or base to undergo neutralization.
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(Ergative) To cause a mechanism or a vehicle to operate or move in the opposite direction to normal.
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(Idiomatic) To reverse a situation, such that the advantage has shifted to the party which was previously disadvantaged.
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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In a position so that the face is down:
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To complain strongly, usually as a group.
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Used other than as an idiom: disagree with.
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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(Idiomatic) To disapprove (of).
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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The definition of doubt is to be unsure or to disbelieve.
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To refuse to accept, submit to, believe, or make use of:
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To regard with distaste or aversion.
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(Intransitive) To delay; to pause; to suspend proceedings or judgment in view of a doubt or difficulty; to hesitate; to put off the determination or conclusion of an affair.
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(Archaic) To try to avert by prayer
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(Idiomatic, often with to) To take offense; to object or protest.
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To refuse to have any dealings with.
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(Archaic) To oppose or resist
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To ask questions.
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To pose questions or conduct an investigation:
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To oppose or withstand something; offer resistance
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To make (something bad) worse:
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To prove to be wrong or in error; refute decisively.
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To prove (something) to be false or incorrect.
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To oppose directly and stubbornly; go against:
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To hold a contrary opinion
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(Intransitive, idiomatic, of a baby) to cry until it is tired.
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To hold a contrary opinion
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To engage in or as if in battle.
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To meet (someone) or find (something) unexpectedly.
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To attack something with bombs, artillery shells or other missiles or projectiles.
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In volleyball, to hit (the ball) forcefully over the net.
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To attack with arguments, questions, doubts, etc.
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To travel around (a place) vigorously in an attempt to gain support:
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To clash is to disagree or be in conflict.
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To come together:
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To take part in a skirmish
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To interlock with or cause to come into frictional driving contact with
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To strive earnestly to hold or maintain; to struggle to defend.
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A plane surface of a geometric solid. A cube has 6 faces; a dodecahedron, 12.
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To deprive of physical liberty, as by shackling, arresting, etc.
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To be unfavourable to someone.
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To fight
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(Idiomatic) To use to the disadvantage or injury of.
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To fight
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To fight
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To give moral or spiritual support or encouragement to
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To engage in or be prepared to engage in battle to prevent (a population or area, for example) from being captured or occupied by an enemy.
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To refuse allegiance to and oppose by force an established government or ruling authority.
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To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.
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Secede is to separate or formally withdraw from a group or community.
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To participate in a mutiny; revolt against constituted authority
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(Intransitive) To retaliate
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To oppose in battle; fight against.
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To fight
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To clip or break off the end of; to check or stunt the growth of.
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To infringe is defined as to violate a law or agreement, or to exceed limits.
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To fight
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To resist, particularly an infection or an emotion.
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To withstand is to be able to successfully cope with something or to be able to resist or remain unaffected by something.
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(Physics) To force away by means of a repulsive force. [from 17th c.]
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To serve as a guard.
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To protect, to keep safe
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To play the part of; assume the dramatic role of:
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A wall or housing of an absorbing material, such as concrete or lead, built around a nuclear reactor to prevent the escape of radiation.
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US spelling of counter-attack.
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To be strenuously engaged with a problem, task, or undertaking:
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To thwart; outwit
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To oppose or counteract
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Retaliate is defined as to respond to a wrong by returning the wrong with an equally wrong action.
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To bar or hinder the progress of; obstruct or delay
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To get the better of by superior power; make helpless; subdue
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To fight
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To break down into parts for disposal or salvage:
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To fight
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(Chiefly US, idiomatic) To continue to struggle or fight until either victorious or defeated.
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(Idiomatic) To act in a manner highly contrary to; to counteract or contradict.
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To consent or accede (to); say “yes”
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To consent to officially or formally; confirm or sanction:
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(Intransitive) To receive something willingly.
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(Intransitive) To have enough courage (to do something).
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To try to overcome; struggle against or contend with
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(Linguistics) Expressing opposition or difference.
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Unfavorable; antagonistic in purpose or effect; hostile; actively opposing one's interests or wishes; contrary to one's welfare; acting against; working in an opposing direction.
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Strange; not natural
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Contending or acting against; as, antagonistic forces.
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Opposed or antagonistic in character, tendency, etc.
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Diametrically opposed; exactly opposite.
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(Informal) of, or pertaining to, Australia or New Zealand
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Of, or being an antonym
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The definition of argumentative is someone or something that is prone to starting disagreements.
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Having a feeling of opposition, distaste, or aversion; strongly disinclined:
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Involving, of the nature of, or being a contradiction:
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Taking place or originating in a corresponding part on an opposite side.
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(Music) Moving in the opposite direction at a fixed interval:
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Reversed in position, order, action, etc.; opposite; contrary; turned about
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Designating an opposite, a contrary, a difference, etc. that is wholly so; complete
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Having duplicity; deceitful
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Belonging or appropriate to an enemy; showing the disposition of an enemy; showing ill will and malevolence, or a desire to thwart and injure; occupied by an enemy or enemies; inimical; unfriendly
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Impossible to be held simultaneously by one person:
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Reverse, opposite in order
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That cannot be reconciled; that cannot be brought into agreement; incompatible, conflicting, or inconsistent
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Having a combative character; aggressive, especially in the service of a cause:
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Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
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That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side.
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Located directly across from something else, or from each other.
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Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting opposition
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Expressing contrariety.
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Characterized by or resulting from willful opposition or resistance to what is right, expected, or reasonable:
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Eager and ready to fight; quarrelsome; combative
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The coexistence of opposing attitudes or feelings (such as love and hate) towards a person, object or idea.
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In physiology, the definition of antagonism is two muscles working in opposition.
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Contradiction or opposition, especially between two laws or rules.
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(Figuratively, by extension) The opposite of something
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A figure of speech in which sharply contrasting ideas are juxtaposed in a balanced or parallel phrase or grammatical structure, as in
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(Semantics) A word which has the opposite meaning of another, although not necessarily in all its senses.
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(Immunology) A complex system of proteins found in normal blood plasma that combines with antibodies to destroy pathogenic bacteria and other foreign cells.
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(Logic) The statement of the form "if not Q then not P", given the statement "if P then Q".
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The willful disobedience of a court’s direction, order, or summons or any other disrespectful or disruptive conduct that would justify a finding of contempt.
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(Law) A duplicate of a legal document.
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An argument necessitating a choice between equally unfavorable or disagreeable alternatives
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Of a judicial decision, a non binding opinion by one or more judges who disagree with the majority’s holding; a withholding of consent to a decision or outcome; the exercise of free speech to express disagreement with a government action or policy.
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Dissonance is defined as tension or disharmony.
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(Law) The act of appealing or revoking
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Lack of harmony or agreement
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(Logic) The relation of exclusion or inclusion which exists between propositions having the same subject and predicate but differing in quality, quantity, or both
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(Chemistry) The dipole-dipole intermolecular forces between the slightly positively-charged end of one molecule to the negative end of another or the same molecule.
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The displacement of positive and negative electric charge to opposite ends of a nuclear, atomic, molecular, or chemical system, especially by subjection to an electric field. Atoms and molecules have some inherent polarization.
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A kicking back again; opposition; repugnance; refractoriness.
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(Biology) Ability (of an organism, tissue, or cell) to withstand a destructive agent or condition such as a chemical compound, a disease agent, or an environmental stressor:
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To give reasons for and against; discuss; debate
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(Sports) To block an opponent
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To be in or come into opposition; differ.
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To strive in debate; to engage in discussion; to dispute; to argue.
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To fight
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Contrast means to compare in order to show differences.
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To go against; oppose; conflict with; violate
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To act directly against; check, neutralize, or undo the effect of with opposing action
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To apply weight in order to balance an opposing weight.
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(Obsolete) To fight or argue for or over.
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To be of a different opinion; disagree:
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(Intransitive) To not agree (conform, correspond).
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To put out of countenance; disconcert.
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To engage in or as if in formal combat.
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To serve as a front for.
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To attack as false or questionable; challenge in argument:
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To flip or toss (coins) and compare the sides that land face up.
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Militate is defined as to fight, or work against someone.
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(Archaic) To oppose
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To get in the way of so as to hide from sight.
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(Rare) To contradict or controvert; to oppose; to challenge or question the truth or validity of a given statement.
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To bring (something) into opposition with something else.
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To cause polarization of light or permit light of a certain polarization.
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To travel across, often under difficult conditions.
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Vie is defined as to strive to win something.
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To agree or consent quietly without protest, but without enthusiasm
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To grant or concede:
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To give or furnish as a natural process or as the result of cultivation
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To urge the adoption of; advocate:
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To assume and carry successfully, as the part of an actor; to represent or act; to sustain.
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To participate (in a conversation, singing, an activity, etc.)
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The definition of participate is to take part in an activity.
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To approve, advocate, or support:
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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The definition of aid means to provide help or to provide some item or advice that will make something easier or that will solve a problem.
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(Sports) To make a pass that leads directly towards scoring.
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(Sports) To compete against in a play-off.
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To make, issue, or offer a challenge
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(Intransitive) to counterattack; to resist an attack.
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fight against or resist strongly
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React is defined as to respond to something, or to act in opposition to something.
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2013 June 7, Gary Younge, “Hypocrisy lies at heart of Manning prosecution”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 18:
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To deal effectively with something difficult.
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