verb (used with object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
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That holds true in other coastal neighborhoods like Point Loma and Ocean Beach, the latter of which opposed the measure.Morning Report: All Eyes on Council President Race|Voice of San Diego|November 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
A spate of positive tests for a college basketball team is far more impactful given its maximum roster size of 15 as opposed to 85 scholarship players in major college football.Pickup games, one-on-one and a wedding: How Virginia basketball spent the pandemic|Gene Wang|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
In order to be exposed to disinformation, people would have to go looking for it as opposed to having it pushed into their news feed.Twitter and Facebook warning labels aren’t enough to save democracy|Geoffrey Fowler|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
Randy Barnett, a libertarian and self-described contrarian, talked about the constitutionality of health policy, recent Supreme Court nominees and the importance of seeking out opposing viewpoints.Most popular course ever at Georgetown Law? How to fight for justice.|Susan Svrluga|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
With exacting detail Michaelis documents her astonishing growth from anti-suffragist opposed to the 19th Amendment to high-profile women’s rights oracle.A modest rebel: The paradoxical personality of Eleanor Roosevelt|Douglas Brinkley|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
"Toutes mes fantaisies sont bandes pour m'opposer la grandeur des Espagnols," etc.History of the Rise of the Huguenots|Henry Baird
This good man has since become an earnest anti-suffragist and opposer of the movement for the higher education of women.
He held no office during William's reign, and is described by Macky as "always a great opposer" of the administration.
From that time he became a prominent politician—an advocate of equal rights—a stern opposer of British wrongs.
At manhood he became a prominent opposer to the innovations of the British ministers upon the chartered rights of Americans.