HyperDic: opponent

English > 3 senses of the word opponent:
NOUNperson opponent, opposition, oppositea contestant that you are matched against
person opponent, adversary, antagonist, opposer, resistersomeone who offers opposition
ADJECTIVEallopponent, opposingcharacterized by active / active hostility
opponent > pronunciation
Rhymesabandonment ... wonderment: 671 rhymes with ahnt...
English > opponent: 3 senses > adjective 1
MeaningCharacterized by active / active hostility.
Example"opponent (or opposing) armies"
BroaderhostileCharacterized by enmity / enmity or ill ... / ill will
Nounsopponentsomeone who offers opposition
Verbsopposebe resistant to
opposebe against
opposeset into opposition or rivalry
opposefight against or resist strongly
opposeact against or in opposition to
English > opponent: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA contestant that you are matched against.
Synonymsopposition, opposite
BroadercontestantA person who participates in competitions
Spanishcontraria, contrario, oponente, oposición
Catalancontrària, contrari, oponent
Verbsopposeset into opposition or rivalry
English > opponent: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who offers opposition.
Synonymsadversary, antagonist, opposer, resister
InstancesAntichrist(Christianity) the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament
NarrowerLudditeAny opponent of technological progress
dueler, dueller, duelist, duellistA person who fights duels / duels
enemy, foe, foeman, oppositionAn armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
withstanderAn opponent who resists with force or resolution
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Oppositeagonistsomeone involved in a contest / contest or battle (as in an agon)
Spanishadversaria, adversario, antagonista, contendedor, contraria, contrario, enemigo, oponente, opositor
Catalanadversària, adversari, antagonista, contrària, contrari, opositor
Adjectivesopponentcharacterized by active / active hostility
Verbsopposebe against

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