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oppose (v):
be against; express opposition to
Samples
We oppose the ban on abortion
oppose (v):
be resistant to
Samples
The board opposed his motion
oppose (v):
set into opposition or rivalry
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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

Related Words: matchplay off
oppose (v):
fight against or resist strongly
Samples
The senator said he would oppose the bill.
Don't fight it!

Related Words: defendfight
oppose (v):
act against or in opposition to
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She reacts negatively to everything I say
oppose (v):
contrast with equal weight or force
Related Word: counterbalance
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A bad workman always blames his tools

Alet işler el övünür.
It is not the tools we use which make us good, but rather how we employ them.


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