Meaning of adversary

ad•ver•sar•y

Pronunciation: (ad'vur-ser"ē), [key]
— n., pl. adj. -sar•ies,
—n.
  1. a person, group, or force that opposes or attacks; opponent; enemy; foe.
  2. a person, group, etc., that is an opponent in a contest; contestant.
  3. the devil; Satan.
—adj.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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