Definitions For Opposition


  • The action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
  • The act of hostile groups opposing each other
  • A body of people united in opposing something
  • The major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
  • An armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
  • A contestant that you are matched against
  • A direction opposite to another
  • The relation between opposed entities
  • Actions or opinions that show that you disagree with or disapprove of someone or something
  • Action that is done to stop or defeat someone or something
  • A person or group that you are trying to defeat or succeed against : a person or group that you are competing with

Is Oppositions a Scrabble Word?

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

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Words with Friends

The word Opposition is worth 15 points in Scrabble and 18 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Opposition in a Sentence

  • They're going ahead with the plans despite strong opposition from residents.
  • The nominee faces strong opposition in the Senate.
  • The proposed change has met with opposition from the town's business leaders.

Synonyms for Opposition

Antonyms for Oppositions

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