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Definitions of opposition:
  • noun:   a body of people united in opposing something
  • noun:   a political party opposed to the party in power and prepared to replace it if elected
    Example: "Her Majesty's loyal opposition"
  • noun:   a contestant that you are matched against
  • noun:   a direction opposite to another
  • noun:   the relation between opposed entities
  • noun:   the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    Example: "Despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"
  • noun:   the act of opposing groups confronting each other
    Example: "The invaders encountered stiff opposition"
  • noun:   an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

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