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Verb
Opposite of to speak in opposition to
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Opposite of to frustrate or prevent (someone) from achieving an aim
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Opposite of to confront or come up against
“I order you to stand down and retreat, Captain!”
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(of an action or event) Opposite of to prevent from happening
“Despite the best efforts of the protestors, the politicians would expedite the ratification of the new law.”
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Opposite of say something in answer to a remark, typically in a sharp, angry, or witty manner
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Opposite of to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
“Our opinions would often align during our discussions on any topic.”
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Opposite of to offset or counterbalance
“The addition of unnecessary weight would unbalance the entire structure.”
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Opposite of to stop oneself from doing something
“Since nobody else would, he took it upon himself to initiate a conversation.”
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Opposite of to give force or effect toward
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Opposite of to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
“He wore a navy suit to complement her plunging dress.”
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Opposite of to struggle to overcome, eliminate, or prevent
“The network will finally bow to mounting pressure to remove the controversial show from its nightly rotation.”
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Opposite of to take action
“It's discouraging to see him idle about rather than do something about his unemployment.”
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Opposite of to retaliate
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Opposite of to harmonize or work well with something else
“A color that enhances a specific illustration may clash with the colors of other mounts when pictures are grouped for display.”
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Opposite of to set or play off one, or oneself, against another
“Jonas has this innate ability to team himself with the strongest participant or participants in any given group activity.”
Adverb
Opposite of in the opposite direction or in opposition to
Adjective
Opposite of contrary or opposed to something else
Adjective
Opposite of likely to lead to an adverse or bad outcome
Adjective
Opposite of pertaining to the opposition of words and sentiments
Adjective
Opposite of likely to lead to an adverse or bad outcome
Adjective
Opposite of opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect
“She advised me to place the books in its regular alphabetical order.”
Adjective
Opposite of belonging or appropriate to an enemy
“Our allied forces were ready to move.”
Noun
Opposite of a piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs
“Eli was ecstatic that he was able to find an exact replacement of the broken chair that he was so sentimentally attached to.”
Noun
Opposite of something that opposes, or balances out, another
Noun
Opposite of a sharp, angry, or witty reply
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Opposite of something directly opposite or diametrically opposed
Noun
Opposite of thinking or behaving that is oppositional to previous or established modes of thought and behavior
“The song will have a music video as well, hinted about as a nod to horror classics such as The Shining and the story of Jekyll and Hyde.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
“Psychedelic drugs, or hallucinogens, produce the equivalent of waking dreams.”
Noun
Opposite of the opposite
“The effect of this brooding was that I was, despite my own will, struck by the similarity of circumstances bearing on my visitor.”
Preposition
Opposite of in opposition to
“Dan is a loyal employee who is always in favor of any decision made by the company.”
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