opposed

adj.
1 opposed to disagreeing strongly with sth
VERBS
be
remain
ADVERB
adamantly, bitterly, deeply, fiercely, firmly, fundamentally, implacably, resolutely, strongly, vehemently, very, very much, vigorously, violently
absolutely, completely, directly, totally, utterly (esp. BrE), wholly (esp. BrE)
largely
actively, openly, publicly

the party most openly opposed to military rule

personally (esp. AmE)
2 very different from sth
VERBS
be, seem, stand
remain
ADVERB
completely, diametrically, directly, entirely, fundamentally, utterly (esp. BrE)

Our views are diametrically opposed on this issue.

mutually

The two sets of values seemed mutually opposed.

PREPOSITION
to

His actions seemed directly opposed to the values of the company.


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  • opposed — ([o^]p*p[=o]zd ), opposing opposing ([o^]p*p[=o] z[i^]ng),adj. 1. characterized by active opposition; as, two bitterly opposing schools of thought. Syn: antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, opponent. [WordNet 1.5] 2. acting in opposition… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • opposed — opposed; un·opposed; …   English syllables

  • opposed — index adverse (hostile), antipathetic (oppositional), averse, contradictory, contrary, different …   Law dictionary

  • opposed to — index contra (adverb), contra (preposition) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • opposed — / opposing [adj] antagonistic, against against the grain*, allergic*, anti*, antipathetic, antithetical, antonymous, at cross purposes, at odds, averse, battling, clashing, combating, conflicting, confronting, contrary, controverting, counter,… …   New thesaurus

  • opposed — op|posed [ ə pouzd ] adjective ** 1. ) someone who is opposed to something thinks it should not happen or should not be done: opposed to: He was bitterly opposed to the war. be opposed to doing something: Some residents were opposed to naming the …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • opposed */*/ — UK [əˈpəʊzd] / US [əˈpoʊzd] adjective 1) someone who is opposed to something thinks it should not happen or should not be done opposed to: He was bitterly opposed to the war. be opposed to doing something: Some residents were opposed to naming… …   English dictionary

  • opposed — [[t]əpo͟ʊzd[/t]] ♦♦♦ 1) ADJ GRADED: v link ADJ to n/ ing If you are opposed to something, you disagree with it or disapprove of it. I am utterly opposed to any form of terrorism... We are strongly opposed to the presence of America in this region …   English dictionary

  • opposed — op|posed [əˈpəuzd US əˈpouzd] adj [not before noun] 1.) be opposed to sth to disagree with something such as a plan or system ▪ Most of us are opposed to the death penalty. 2.) two ideas that are opposed to each other are completely different… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • opposed — adjective (not before noun) 1 two ideas that are opposed to each other are completely different from each other (+ to): The principles of capitalism and socialism are diametrically opposed to each other. 2 as opposed to used to compare two things …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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