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oponer [u.pu.nir.] : oppose (v.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: oponer: oppose ]

Derivatives of oponer

v. (communication)1. opposebe against; express opposition to.; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
~ argue, contend, debate, fencehave an argument about something.
~ contest, repugn, contendto make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation.; "They contested the outcome of the race"
v. (competition)2. defend, fight, fight back, fight down, opposefight against or resist strongly.; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
~ fight, struggle, contendbe engaged in a fight; carry on a fight.; "the tribesmen fought each other"; "Siblings are always fighting"; "Militant groups are contending for control of the country"
~ recalcitrateshow strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient.; "The Democratic senators recalcitrated against every proposal from the Republican side"
~ fend, resist, standwithstand the force of something.; "The trees resisted her"; "stand the test of time"; "The mountain climbers had to fend against the ice and snow"
~ stand firm, hold out, resist, withstandstand up or offer resistance to somebody or something.
~ drive back, fight off, repulse, rebuff, repelforce or drive back.; "repel the attacker"; "fight off the onslaught"; "rebuff the attack"
v. (stative)3. counterbalance, opposecontrast with equal weight or force.
~ counterpoise, counterpose, counterweightconstitute a counterweight or counterbalance to.
~ counterpoint, contrastto show differences when compared; be different.; "the students contrast considerably in their artistic abilities"
v. (competition)4. match, oppose, pit, play offset into opposition or rivalry.; "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"
~ confront, faceoppose, as in hostility or a competition.; "You must confront your opponent"; "Jackson faced Smith in the boxing ring"; "The two enemies finally confronted each other"
v. (social)5. oppose, reactact against or in opposition to.; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"
~ act, moveperform an action, or work out or perform (an action).; "think before you act"; "We must move quickly"; "The governor should act on the new energy bill"; "The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel"
~ act on, follow up on, pursuecarry further or advance.; "Can you act on this matter soon?"
~ buck, go againstresist.; "buck the trend"
v. (communication)6. contradict, controvert, opposebe resistant to.; "The board opposed his motion"
~ rebut, refuteoverthrow by argument, evidence, or proof.; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"
~ negative, veto, blackballvote against; refuse to endorse; refuse to assent.; "The President vetoed the bill"
~ dissent, protest, resistexpress opposition through action or words.; "dissent to the laws of the country"