Pronunciation of Adversary
/ˈadvəsəɹi/, /ˈadvəsəɹi/, /ˈa_d_v_ə_s_ə_ɹ_i/

Antonyms for adversary:

friend, abettor, accessory, helper, supporter, agonist, ally, assistant, backer.

Synonyms for adversary:

Sense 1

sworn, nemesis, archrival, Oppositionist.

Sense 3

side, bitter.





Other synonyms and related words:

mortal, jaundiced, obstructionist, antagonistic, sworn, inimical, adversarial, negative, resister, Oppositionist, hostile, obstructer, holdout, accuser, antipathetic, thwarter, nemesis, archrival, obstructor.

Sense 1 (noun)

archrival, sworn, nemesis.

Sense 2 (noun)


adversary (noun)

opponent, antagonist, resister, opposer.

bane (noun)


combatant (noun)

enemy, brawler, pugilist, tough, foe, rival, swordsman, gladiator, combatant, mercenary, duelist, warrior, competitor, battler, soldier, opponent, rioter, Jouster, bruiser, struggler, man-at-arms, thug, contestant, fighter, militant, bully, antagonist, assailant, quarreler.

enemy (noun)

Sectary, savage, Archenemy, unfriendly, shrew, sectarian, opposition, attacker, sanguinary, opposite, invader.

opponent (noun)

contestant, villain, attacker, opposer, enemy, disputant, rival, foil, competitor, antagonist, assaulter, foe.

opposite side (noun)

diametric, converse, reverse, inverse.

opposition (noun)

fight, friction, defiance, counteraction, suppression, confrontation, objection, obstinacy, challenge, disagreement, repression, obstruction, dispute, conflict, protest, rebuff, repulsion, contradiction, impediment, antagonism, inhibition, resistance, counterattack, hindrance, interference.

person (noun)

opponent, antagonist, resister, opposer.

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