opposing

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpəʊzɪŋ/US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈpoʊzɪŋ/

From the verb oppose: (⇒ conjugate)
opposing is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

opposing
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: In the act of opposition
Synonyms:
clashing, combating, objecting, disagreeing, disputing, denying, protesting, crossing , gainsaying, battling, confronting, facing , withstanding, repelling, defending, resisting, counteracting, in defiance of, at cross-purposes, in disagreement with, in opposition to, at odds
Antonyms:
helping, agreeing, supporting , backing , defending, backing up, accepting, conforming, negotiating, complying, approving, encouraging , assisting, favoring, in accordance with, in agreement with, open to negotiation
Sense: Belonging to the opposition or constituting the opposition
Synonyms:
inimical, hostile , adverse , obstructive, antagonistic, conflicting, competitive , rival , aspiring, contesting, resistive, challenging , litigative, defying, sinister, contradictory, unfriendly
Antonyms:
friendly , favorable, allied, agreeable , willing , compliant , cooperative, harmonious, hospitable
Sense: Situated opposite
Synonyms:
facing , opposite
Antonyms:
adjoining, adjacent , next to, beside, side by side, alongside , neighboring
Synonyms:
opposition, denial , fight , contradiction


oppose
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Verb: object to
Synonyms:
be opposed to, object to, disagree with, disapprove of, dispute , not accept, be against, reject , protest , protest against, speak out against, repudiate, cry out against, call sth into question, refuse , disallow, not allow, veto
Antonyms:
agree , approve , favor , support , back , endorse , accept , defend , commend, champion , get behind, look favorably on, take a liking to, come round to, take kindly to, see eye to eye, think alike
Sense: Verb: fight
Synonyms:
fight , resist , battle , combat, contest , confront , strive against, assault , attack , assail, go against, defy , strike back against, fend off, defend against, fight off, see off (informal)
Antonyms:
make peace, chicken out (slang), bottle out (UK, slang), pull out, avoid conflict, call it quits (informal), throw in the towel, lay down arms, bury the hatchet

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