HyperDic: resister

English > 2 senses of the word resister:
NOUNperson resister, obstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, thwartersomeone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take
person resister, adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposersomeone who offers opposition
English > resister: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who systematically obstructs some action that others want to take.
Synonymsobstructionist, obstructor, obstructer, thwarter
Narrowernaysayersomeone with an aggressively negative attitude
stonewallerOne who stonewalls or refuses to answer or cooperate
Broaderdisputant, controversialist, eristicA person who disputes
Verbsresistrefuse to comply
English > resister: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaningsomeone who offers opposition.
Synonymsadversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer
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
Verbsresistrefuse to comply

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