opposing meaning


    Definition of opposing in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFopposeSGopposesPT, PPopposedSUF-ing
    1. present participle of oppose.
    2. AdjectiveBFoppose
      1. That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side.
        1. opposing armies
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The opposing political party is deploying high profile speakers to counterprogram the convention with small rallies at nearby sites.
        • Well, if you ask me, Pastor Hawkins is trying to hold with the hare and run with the hounds by opposing casino gambling when his church operates a bingo game every Thursday night.
        • In his first year, his hitting tore up the league's opposing pitchers.
      2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • While the supplanted transformationalism was not specifically Neo-Confucian, a central prop of the newly elevated emperorship affirmed a Han-dynasty contention that Zhu Xi had opposed.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adjectives
        • Uncomparable adjectives
        • Verbs
          • Verb forms
            • Participles
              • Present participles
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        1. en opposingly
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        Meaning of opposing for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "opposing" is an adjective, more specifically, an uncomparable adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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