Synonyms of opposition


1. resistance, opposition, action

usage: the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"

2. opposition, oppositeness, relation

usage: the relation between opposed entities

3. confrontation, opposition, resistance

usage: the act of hostile groups opposing each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition"

4. opposition, opponent, opposite, contestant

usage: a contestant that you are matched against

5. opposition, body

usage: a body of people united in opposing something

6. opposition, direction

usage: a direction opposite to another

7. enemy, foe, foeman, opposition, adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister

usage: an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); "a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies"

8. Opposition, party, political party

usage: the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected; "Her Majesty's loyal opposition"

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Definition and meaning of opposition (Dictionary)