Pronunciation of Against
/ɐɡˈɛnst/, /ɐɡˈɛnst/, /ɐ_ɡ_ˈɛ_n_s_t/
Synonyms for Against:
forth, forwards, hostile, resistant, barring, antagonistic, Upon, frontward, outbound, sideward, bipolar, errant, down, up, Versus, Among, mea culpa, Qua, Amid, outwards, away, Onto, dish out, backward, outgoing, rebellious, victorious, Unto, pending, Toward, opposing, repugnant, outward-bound, preposition, From, outside, unsympathetic, Thru, outward, out, Into, onward, abreast, unopposed, opposed, close-run, over.
Other synonyms and related words:
abreast, up, hostile, differently, at, forwards, Of, down, unwilling, contrary, forth, negative, Among, position, failing, Amid, on, aboard, outside, outward-bound, back, Unto, out, outbound, AGIN, around, Versus, close, bipolar, frontward, over, unfriendly, unopposed, Contra, charming, From, away, Toward, equal, prep, in, repugnant, would, anti, rebellious, really, close-run, Onto, pending, outgoing, resistant, about, clear, antagonistic, backward, touching, barring, opposed, level, Into, onward, Upon, errant, competing, opposing.
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 5 (noun)
Sense 6 (noun)
Sense 7 (noun)
opposite to (preposition)
Usage examples for Against:
- But I want to tell you, right now, Dave, that some of the fellows of our class know you too well to believe any such thing against you. - "Dave Darrin's First Year at Annapolis", H. Irving Hancock.
- Whom am I up against? - "The Coast of Adventure", Harold Bindloss.
- There is an old woman out there who is talking bad against you. - "Spotted Deer", Elmer Gregor.