verb (used with object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
Origin of oppose
Examples from the Web for opposer
In the New Testament, also, the term Satan is sometimes used to signify merely an opposer.The Revelation Explained|F. Smith
No one thinks of opposing his decisions—that would be fatal to the opposer.Introduction to the History of Religions|Crawford Howell Toy
This good man has since become an earnest anti-suffragist and opposer of the movement for the higher education of women.
Now the opposer had been destroyed, and no further obstacle stood in his path.Menotah|Ernest G. Henham
They last for about two and a half hours, the proposer and opposer occupying usually an hour between them.
British Dictionary definitions for opposer
Word Origin for oppose
Word Origin and History for opposer
late 14c., from Old French oposer "oppose, resist, rival; contradict, state opposing point of view" (12c.), from poser "to place, lay down" (see pose (v.1)), blended with Latin opponere "oppose, object to, set against" (see opponent). Related: Opposed; opposing.