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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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Summary: Bharuch (Gujarat) [India] December 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the Congress Party opposes the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) just for the sake of opposing and is envious of them.
While 76% percent of Arabs oppose intermarriage between a Jewish man and Arab woman, 61% are opposed to intermarriage between a Jewish woman and Arab man - meaning they are more tolerant of Arab men marrying Jewish women.
Three-quarters of Democrats oppose that provision, while 86 percent of Republicans support it.
Britain is to oppose a proposal by the EU to cap bankers' bonuses.
According to sources, UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi had opposed the government bid to dilute the RTI Act as it could have fuelled a campaign by civil society to oppose the move.
In addition to the 39% of Americans still on the fence, 25% say they have already decided to support the final bill while a slightly larger number, 33%, say they will oppose it.
According to the survey, 54 percent oppose the measure, while 46 percent favor it.
Protesters in Xian, Harbin and Jinan defied a huge police crackdown to chant slogans and hold banners that read "Oppose Tibet independence", "Oppose CNN's anti-China statements" and "Boycott Carrefour", a participant said.
* Oppose any change that would redefine service-connected disability or restrict the conditions or circumstances under which it may be established.
Admittedly, many congressional Democrats may now oppose some of Bush's dangerous proposals for amassing presidential power, but how would these same congressmen vote if Hillary Clinton or another like-minded Democrat were to be elected president two years from now?
The real issue is the right to publicly oppose the homosexual lifestyle in speech and writing, and even the right to not want to be involved in promoting this lifestyle--in business, schools, and as owners or employees of companies of any size.
Examples of prohibited political activities include contributions to political campaign funds, public statements of position (either verbal or written) that favor or oppose a candidate, distributing statements prepared by others that favor or oppose a candidate, and allowing a candidate to use a charity's assets or facilities if other candidates are not given an equivalent opportunity.
Which of the following statements is not an argument used by those who oppose an increased minimum wage?
Young thinks it's unlibertarian of me to oppose radical individualism but doesn't bother to explain why.