Tesauro Inglês

Sinônimos de oppose

(verbo) 
Definition
to be against (something or someone) in speech or action
Mr Taylor was bitter towards those who had opposed him.
Sinônimos
be against
,
fight (against)
,
check
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
, ,
block
All attempts to complain to his superiors were blocked.
,
prevent
We took steps to prevent it happening.
These methods prevent pregnancy.
,
take on
, , ,
resist
They resisted our attempts to modernize distribution.
,
confront
She pushed her way through the mob and confronted him face to face.
, ,
combat
new government measures to combat crime
,
defy
This was the first time that I had dared to defy her.
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thwart
They were doing all they could to thwart the opposition.
,
contradict
The result appears to contradict a major study carried out last December.
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withstand
A politician has to be able to withstand criticism from the Press.
,
stand up to
,
hinder
Landslides are continuing to hinder the arrival of relief supplies.
,
struggle against
,
obstruct
The authorities are obstructing the investigation.
,
fly in the face of
,
take issue with
,
be hostile to
,
counterattack
,
speak (out) against
,
be in opposition to
,
be in defiance of
,
strive against
,
set your face against
,
take or make a stand against
Opostos
(verbo) 
Sinônimos
, ,
compare
Compare the two illustrations in Fig 60.
,
contrast
She contrasted the situation then with the present crisis.
,
play off
,
pit or set against

Sinônimos adicionais

in the sense of block
Definition
to impede, retard, or prevent (an action or procedure)
All attempts to complain to his superiors were blocked.
Sinônimos
in the sense of check
Definition
to slow the growth or progress of
Today's meeting must focus on checking the spread of violence.
Sinônimos
bar,
stem the flow of,
nip in the bud,
put a spoke in someone's wheel
in the sense of combat
Definition
to fight
new government measures to combat crime
Sinônimos
battle against,
cope with,
struggle against,
contend with,
do battle with,
strive against

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