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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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PPP doesn't oppose accountability but we oppose political vendettas in the name of accountability.
In a Twitter post, Bilawal said his party 'doesn't oppose accountability but opposes political vendettas in the name of accountability.'
'China has consistently proposed the peaceful usage of space, and opposes the weaponisation of space and a space arms race,' said Chinese foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying at a press briefing.
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.
Washington, Dhu-AlQa'dah 8, 1437, Aug 11, 2016, SPA -- Hillary Clinton says she opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal and will oppose it as president, dpa reported.
The public favors raising federal income taxes on high-income Americans; however, it broadly opposes reducing Medicare payments to doctors and hospitals, and taxing insurance plans that contain expensive benefits.
Tim Stretfford, who opposes it majorly on anti social behaviour grounds, can I remind him that over the course of the season at Everton, less than 100 arrests take place on match days near and in the ground, around 0.015% - hardly a major factory.
Supports some gay rights, opposes a federal ban on same-sex marriage and lived with an affluent gay couple in New York's upper east side during his divorce proceedings.
The TAC does not ordain women, opposes revisions to the Elizabethan Book of Common Prayer and opposes ordaining homosexuals or blessing gay couples.
"The DAV strongly opposes the government's using lump sum settlements to entice veterans to give up their future compensation entitlement.
Rick Cassara, a Cleveland restaurant owner, says that he opposes a mandated wage increase.
Also ask him why he opposes the unionization of the staff that works for SEIU local unions.
That agreement would concede that the left created the pretext for the new federal powers and that every federal initiative and program the left now opposes grew out of its lust for centralized power.
A majority of the American people also opposes the measure.