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
        • [W]hat do you females (lurkers included :-) think of boxers as opposed to the traditional Fruit-O-The-Loom/Hanes "tighty-whities"?
        • In a statement signed by a dozen other leftists, he said that his group would form a new antibailout movement, one opposed to the memorandum specifying the details of the new loan program.
        • 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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