verb (used with object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
- opportunity cost,
- opportunity shop,
- opposable thumb,
- opposed-piston engine,
- opposer muscle of little finger
Origin of oppose
Examples from the Web for unopposed
Then again, an unopposed primary is fair less exciting than one that is simply dull.Scott Walker Dominates, Labor Falters in Wisconsin Recall Primary|Ben Jacobs|May 9, 2012|DAILY BEAST
There are only two ways to run a political race: scared or unopposed.
McCain is aware there are only two ways to run a campaign: scared or unopposed.
He knew there are only two ways to run a political race: unopposed or scared.
In his last election, he unopposed and was elected unanimously.
The course of Christianity in the future will not be an unopposed, easy march to victory.The Gist of Japan|R. B. Peery
Twas a big, screaming wind, blowing in from the sea, unopposed by tree or hill.The Cruise of the Shining Light|Norman Duncan
They went up the river some fifteen miles, crossed by an unopposed ford, and halted in Germantown ten miles north of Philadelphia.The Quaker Colonies|Sydney G. Fisher
On they dashed, unopposed and unobstructed, until Buckland Mills was reached.Sword and Pen|John Algernon Owens
The transmission of the idea to the limbs is inevitable as long as the idea is isolated or unopposed.Introduction to the Science of Sociology|Robert E. Park
Word Origin for oppose
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.