Opponent

Pronunciation of Opponent
/əpˈə͡ʊnənt/, /əpˈə‍ʊnənt/, /ə_p_ˈəʊ_n_ə_n_t/

Synonyms for opponent:

Sense 1

objector, dissenter, player, Corrival, Oppositionist, nemesis, archrival, detractor, sworn, enthusiast, contender, entrant.

Sense 3

competition, bitter, side.

prosecutor

accuser.

Other synonyms and related words:

foeman, archrival, dissenter, hostile, accuser, entrant, opposing, contender, contrary, confrontation, obstructer, thwarter, sworn, obstructionist, resistance, antonym, objector, opposite word, Oppositionist, oppositeness, player, Corrival, nemesis, detractor, reverse, resister, competition, inverse, obstructor.

all (adjective)

opposing.

Sense 1 (noun)

contender, entrant, nemesis, Oppositionist, archrival, sworn.

Sense 4 (noun)

competition, Corrival.

bane (noun)

nemesis.

combatant (noun)

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

enemy (noun)

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

opponent (noun)

antagonist, adversary, disputant, villain, opposite, hostile, resister, opposer, foil, opposing, assaulter.

person (noun)

opposite, opposition.

person with whom one competes (noun)

antagonist, rival, foe, enemy, entrant, assailant, adversary, opposition, disputant, player, opposer, contestant, competitor.

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