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Main Entry: opposition
Synonyms:
adversary, adversity, agreement to disagree, alienation, allegory, analogy, antagonism, antagonist, antagonistic, anteposition, antipathy, antithesis, antithetical, apostasy, argumentation, arrest, arrestation, arrestment, assailant, at daggers drawn, averseness, aversion, backlash, backwardness, balancing, ban, blackball, blackballing, blockage, blocking, challenge, check, clashing, clogging, closing up, closure, collision, combatant, combative reaction, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative grammar, comparative judgment, comparative linguistics, comparative literature, comparative method, compare, comparing, comparison, competing, competition, competitive, competitor, complaint, con, conflict, conflicting, confrontation, confrontment, confutation, constriction, contention, contradiction, contradistinction, contraindication, contraposition, contrariety, contrast, contrastiveness, controversy, correlation, counter-culture, counteraction, counterposition, counterworking, cramp, crankiness, cross-purposes, crotchetiness, cursoriness, defiance, delay, demur, departure, detainment, detention, deviation, difference, dim view, disaccord, disaccordance, disagreement, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval, disconformity, discongruity, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, discord, discordance, discordancy, discrepancy, discreteness, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disharmony, disillusion, disillusionment, disinclination, disobedience, disparity, displeasure, dispute, disrelish, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, dissimilarity, dissonance, distaste, distinction, distinctiveness, distinctness, disunion, disunity, divergence, divergency, diversity, dropping out, enemy, exclusion, faction, far cry, fixation, flak, foe, foeman, foot-dragging, fractiousness, friction, grudging consent, grudgingness, hampering, heterogeneity, hindering, hindrance, holdback, holdup, hostile, hostility, impediment, in opposition, inaccordance, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, inconsonance, indignation, indisposedness, indisposition, indocility, inequality, inharmoniousness, inharmony, inhibition, inimicalness, interference, interruption, intractableness, irreconcilability, jarring, kick, lack of enthusiasm, lack of zeal, let, likening, low estimation, low opinion, matching, metaphor, minority opinion, mixture, mutinousness, negation, negativism, nolition, nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformity, nonconsent, noncooperation, nuisance value, objection, obstinacy, obstruction, obstructionism, occlusion, odds, opponent, opposed, opposing, opposing party, opposite camp, oppositeness, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, ostracism, other side, otherness, parallelism, passive resistance, perfunctoriness, perverseness, perversity, polar opposition, polarity, polarization, posing against, proportion, protest, reaction, rebuff, recalcitrance, recalcitrancy, recalcitration, recoil, recusance, recusancy, refractoriness, refusal, rejection, relation, reluctance, renitence, renitency, repellence, repellency, repercussion, repression, repudiation, repugnance, repulse, repulsion, resistance, restraint, restriction, retardation, retardment, revolt, rival, secession, separateness, setback, showdown, simile, similitude, slowness, squeeze, stand, stranglehold, stricture, stubbornness, sulk, sulkiness, sulks, sullenness, suppression, swimming upstream, the loyal opposition, the opposition, thumbs-down, trope of comparison, unconformity, uncooperativeness, underground, unenthusiasm, unfriendliness, unhappiness, unharmoniousness, unlikeness, unorthodoxy, unwillingness, variance, variation, variegation, variety, weighing, withdrawal, withstanding
 
Main Entry: in opposition
Synonyms:
adverse, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, alienated, antagonistic, antagonistically, antiestablishment, at cross-purposes, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at odds, at odds with, at variance, at variance with, at war with, athwart, breakaway, conflicting, contra, contrariwise, contrary, counter-culture, counter, counter to, counteractive, counteractively, cross, detrimental, differing, difficult, disagreeing, dissentient, dissenting, dissident, eyeball-to-eyeball, hard, harmful, hostile, in confrontation, in hostile array, in opposition to, inimical, miserable, nonconforming, not easy, opposed, opposing, opposingly, opposite, recusant, rigorous, sectarian, sectary, sinister, stressful, troublesome, troublous, trying, underground, unfavorable, untoward, up in arms, with crossed bayonets, wretched
 
Main Entry: in opposition to
Synonyms:
across, adverse to, against, at cross-purposes with, athwart, con, confronting, contra, contrary to, counter to, dead against, facing, fronting, in conflict with, in contempt of, in defiance of, in disagreement with, in front of, opposed to, opposite to, over against, toward, versus, vis-a-vis
 
Main Entry: opposition party
Synonyms:
American Party, Anti-Monopoly Party, Bull Moose Party, Communist Party, Conservative Party, Constitutional Union Party, Democratic-Republican Party, Democratic Party, Farmer-Labor Party, Federalist Party, Free Soil Party, Greenback Party, Know-Nothing Party, Labour Party, Liberal Party, Liberal Republican Party, Liberty Party, National Republican Party, Populist Party, Progressive Party, Prohibition Party, Republican Party, Socialist Labor Party, Socialist Party, Socialist Workers Party, Tammany Hall, Tory Party, Whig Party, camp, city hall, faction, machine, major party, minor party, multiple party system, one-party system, party, party in power, political machine, political party, splinter party, third party, two-party system
 
Main entries similar to: opposition
alienation, allegory, analogy, antagonism, antagonist, antipathy, antithesis, apostasy, arrest, aversion, backlash, balancing, ban, blackball, blockade, challenge, check, closure, collision, combat, competitor, complaint, conflict, confrontation, constriction, contention, contradiction, contradistinction, contraindication, contraposition, contrariety, contrast, controversy, correlation, counter-culture, counteraction, cramp, cross-purposes, crosscurrent, crossing, defiance, delay, demur, denial, departure, detention, deviation, difference, dim view, disaccord, disagreement, disappointment, disapproval, discontent, discord, discrepancy, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disharmony, disillusion, disillusionment, disinclination, disobedience, disparity, displeasure, dispute, disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissension, dissent, dissidence, dissimilarity, dissonance, distaste, distinction, disunion, divergence, diversity, exclusion, faction, far cry, fixation, foot-dragging, friction, hampering, head wind, holdback, holdup, hostility, impediment, incompatibility, incongruity, inconsistency, indignation, indisposition, indocility, inequality, inhibition, interference, interruption, kick, let, low opinion, matching, metaphor, minority opinion, mixture, negation, negativism, nonconformity, nuisance value, objection, obstinacy, obstruction, occlusion, odds, opposing, ostracism, parallelism, passive resistance, perversity, polarity, polarization, proportion, protest, reaction, rebuff, rebuttal, recalcitrance, recoil, refusal, rejection, relation, reluctance, remonstrance, renitency, repercussion, repression, repudiation, repugnance, repulse, repulsion, resistance, restraint, restriction, retardation, revolt, rival, secession, separateness, setback, showdown, simile, similitude, slowness, squeeze, stand, stranglehold, stricture, stubbornness, sulks, suppression, thumbs-down, tolerance, undercurrent, underground, unhappiness, unorthodoxy, variance, variation, variegation, variety, withdrawal