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Synonyms for oppose

be against


Synonyms for oppose

to place in opposition or be in opposition to

to take a stand against

Synonyms for oppose

contrast with equal weight or force

set into opposition or rivalry

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act against or in opposition to

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It is interesting to note that in another poll released by the Western Business Roundtable, 63 percent of Americans also oppose the measure and 47 percent strongly oppose it.
Americans without a religious preference are twice as likely to oppose (66%) as to support (33%) the war.
Oppose any change in law to provide for lump-sum payments of VA disability compensation.
As of mid-February, about 80 out of 150 school districts statewide adopted resolutions opposing the new law or planned to vote on a Warrant Article, which would tell the feds that voters "vigorously oppose any and all unfunded and under-funded federal educational mandates .
Basically, we haven't made a decision on what we want to be built, but we wanted as much park space on Pier 40 as possible and last December we voted unanimously to oppose any big box store," said Aubrey Lees, chair of the Community Board 2, which includes the pier.
I oppose gun control for the same reason that I oppose censorship, antimarijuana legislation, or any other victimless crime laws.
Looking only at the 25 percent of the [white] public whose attitudes toward blacks is most favorable, we discovered that opposition to affirmative action in this group is overwhelming, with between 7 and 8 out of every 10 objecting to it" Even among those 1 percent of American whites most tolerant, 80 percent oppose race preferences in hiring.
There was no draft, so people did not oppose the war for self-centered reasons.
They are free to endorse or oppose candidates as long as they make it clear that they are speaking for themselves and not for their institutions.
Americans oppose defunding the National Endowments for the Arts and the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting by 55 percent to 41 percent.
But he cautions, some of the issues the CEI and the NFIB oppose would also be opposed within the minority business community.
Large majorities oppose increasing income or sales taxes on everyone.
AUSTIN, Texas, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new statewide poll conducted by Baselice and Associates and released today, the vast majority of voters oppose allowing liquor stores to be open on Sundays.
Now I am a leftist, although certainly not a Democrat, and I oppose any war by any president without a declaration by Congress.
Brown continues to personally oppose the death penalty, but says he would fulfill the duties of the office of attorney general.