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To oppose something or someone - thesaurus

Synonyms

oppose

verb

to disagree with or not approve of a plan or policy

go against

to be opposed to something

have/have got against

to be opposed to a plan or suggestion for a particular reason

object

verb

to be opposed to something, or to express your opposition to it in words

reject

verb

to not agree to an offer, proposal, or request

resist

verb

to oppose or fight against someone or something

declare against

to say publicly that you oppose someone or something

rebel

verb

to oppose someone in authority, or to oppose accepted ways of doing things

tear up

to refuse to accept something such as an agreement any longer

stand against

to oppose someone or something, especially in a brave or determined way

repudiate

verb

formallegal if you repudiate a contract or other agreement, you refuse to accept it

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More synonyms

battle

verb

to compete with someone, or to try to achieve the opposite of what they are trying to achieve

cross

verb

to oppose someone, or to disagree with them

fly in the face of something

to completely oppose, or be completely opposite to, something that most people believe or accept

go against

to oppose someone or something

make something of it

spoken to be prepared to fight or argue about something

oppose

verb

to try to prevent the success of a policy or a government that you disagree with

oppose

verb

to speak against a proposal or law in a debate

range yourself with/against someone

to join with someone to support or oppose a particular person or group in an argument or fight

stand out against

to state or show publicly that you oppose something

strike a blow for something

to do something to harm or oppose an idea, movement, or group

tackle

verb

to oppose a person or organization

turn against

to stop liking or supporting someone or something and to start opposing them

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