Definition of 'antagonize'
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She had no wish to antagonize this man who might be of use to her, and she sensed the change in him almost before he was aware of it. A WORM OF DOUBT (2002)Diane didn't want to antagonize Ed, because sitting in the car next to him felt good. A MEANS TO EVIL (2002)He had already become hostile and she didn't want to antagonize him further. THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
She decided that she did not want to antagonize Cardoni; she did not want him thinking about her at all. WILD JUSTICE (2002)
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Translations for 'antagonize'
British English: antagonize /ænˈtæɡəˌnaɪz/ VERB
If you antagonize someone, you make them feel hostile towards you.
She didn't want to antagonize him further.
- American English: antagonize
- Arabic: يُعادي
- Brazilian Portuguese: antagonizar
- Chinese: 敌对
- Croatian: izazvati neprijateljstvo
- Czech: znepřátelit (si)
- Danish: støde fra sig
- Dutch: tegen zich in het harnas jagen
- European Spanish: contrariar
- Finnish: suututtaa
- French: éveiller l'hostilité
- German: verärgern (jemanden)
- Greek: ανταγωνίζομαι
- Italian: inimicarsi
- Japanese: 敵にまわす
- Korean: 적개심을 일으키다
- Norwegian: motarbeide
- Polish: sprzeciwić się
- European Portuguese: antagonizar
- Romanian: a se împotrivia irita (pe cineva)
- Russian: конфликтовать
- Spanish: contrariar
- Swedish: stöta bort
- Thai: ทำให้กลายเป็นศัตรู
- Turkish: düşmanlığını kazanmak
- Ukrainian: ворогувати
- Vietnamese: gây thù địch
Definition of antagonize from the Collins English Dictionary
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