Express opposition to (synset 200777876)"We oppose the ban on abortion"
Fight against or resist strongly (synset 201093838)
"The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"hyponym:
- recalcitrate - show strong objection or repugnance; manifest vigorous opposition or resistance; be obstinately disobedient
- fend, resist, stand - withstand the force of something
- hold out, resist, stand firm, withstand - stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something
- drive back, fight off, rebuff, repel, repulse - force or drive back
Contrast with equal weight or force (synset 202672590)
Set into opposition or rivalry (synset 201083545)
"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"
Act against or in opposition to (synset 202383714)
"She reacts negatively to everything I say"synonym: react
Be resistant to (synset 200778104)
"The board opposed his motion"hyponym:
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