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1. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with.

Synonyms

  • reaction
  • action
  • lockout
  • anti-takeover defense

Antonyms

  • favorable
  • same
  • synonymous
  • hot war

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

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  • predisposition
  • misrecognition
  • juxtaposition
  • retransmission
  • presupposition
  • decomposition
  • statistician
  • reimposition
  • redeposition
  • redefinition
  • precondition
  • pediatrician
  • obstetrician
  • mathematician
  • malnutrition
  • geriatrician
  • fondkommission
  • extradition
  • transmission
  • superstition
  • requisition
  • recondition
  • recognition
  • proposition
  • premonition
  • preignition
  • inquisition
  • exposition
  • expedition
  • electrician

2. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] the relation between opposed entities.

Synonyms

  • contrary
  • antagonism
  • sign
  • tertium quid
  • relation
  • contradictoriness
  • contrast
  • polarity
  • contrariety
  • inverse
  • reverse
  • direct contrast
  • contradiction
  • antithesis
  • antipode
  • conflict
  • oppositeness
  • opposite
  • mutual opposition
  • ungradable opposition
  • gradable opposition

Antonyms

  • head
  • obverse
  • truth
  • agreement

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

3. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] the act of hostile groups opposing each other.

Synonyms

  • confrontation
  • strikebreaking

Antonyms

  • liking
  • fire
  • negativeness

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

4. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] a body of people united in opposing something.

Synonyms

  • body
  • Iraqi National Congress

Antonyms

  • negativity
  • positivity
  • invalidate

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

5. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] a contestant that you are matched against.

Synonyms

  • contestant
  • opponent

Antonyms

  • equal
  • forward
  • direct

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

6. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] a direction opposite to another.

Synonyms

  • antipodal opposition
  • direction
  • diametrical opposition
  • orthogonal opposition
  • orthogonality
  • perpendicularity
  • mirror-image relation
  • enantiomorphism

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

7. Opposition

noun. the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected.

Synonyms

  • party

8. opposition

noun. ['ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃən'] an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force).

Synonyms

  • besieger
  • antagonist
  • foeman
  • opponent
  • opposer
  • enemy
  • resister
  • adversary

Antonyms

  • uncommunicative
  • ancestor
  • descendant
  • unconnectedness

Etymology

  • oposicion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • oppositio (Latin)

9. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • common

Antonyms

  • asymmetrical
  • unrelated

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)

10. mutual

adjective. ['ˈmjuːtʃuːəl'] concerning each of two or more persons or things; especially given or done in return.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal
  • bilateral
  • correlative
  • reciprocative
  • reciprocatory
  • interactional
  • interactive

Antonyms

  • oblique triangle
  • right triangle
  • unilateral
  • direct

Etymology

  • mutuel (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • mutuus (Latin)
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