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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 op·pose /əˈpoz/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 op·pose /əˈpoz/ 及物動詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Op·pose v. t. [imp. & p. p. Opposed p. pr. & vb. n. Opposing.]
 1. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit.
 Her grace sat down . . .
 In a rich chair of state; opposing freely
 The beauty of her person to the people.   --Shak.
 2. To put in opposition, with a view to counterbalance or countervail; to set against; to offer antagonistically.
    I may . . . oppose my single opinion to his.   --Locke.
 3. To resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand; as, to oppose the king in battle; to oppose a bill in Congress.
 4. To compete with; to strive against; as, to oppose a rival for a prize.
 I am . . . too weak
 To oppose your cunning.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To combat; withstand; contradict; deny; gainsay; oppugn; contravene; check; obstruct.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Op·pose v. i.
 1. To be set opposite.
 2. To act adversely or in opposition; -- with against or to; as, a servant opposed against the act. [Obs.]
 3. To make objection or opposition in controversy.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on
      2: fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would
         oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!" [syn: fight, fight
         back, fight down, defend]
      3: oppose with equal weight or force [syn: counterbalance]
      4: set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best
         athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the
         Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against
         each other" [syn: pit, match, play off]
      5: act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to
         everything I say" [syn: react]
      6: be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion" [syn: controvert,