Definitions For Opponent


  • Someone who offers opposition
  • A contestant that you are matched against
  • A person, team, group, etc., that is competing against another in a contest
  • A person, group, etc., that is against something (such as an action, law, or system) : someone or something that does not want something to exist, be done, etc.


  • Characterized by active hostility

Is Opponent a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Opponent is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 16 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Opponent in a Sentence

  • She is a formidable opponent in the race for senator.
  • The team's opponents have not lost a game this season.
  • He knocked out his opponent in the third round.

Synonyms for Opponent

Antonyms for Opponent

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