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Synonyms for against
əˈgɛnst, əˈgeɪnstagainst

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Wiktionary2.9 / 9 votes

  1. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  2. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  3. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  4. againstpreposition

    He turned the umbrella against the wind.

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  5. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  6. againstconjunction

    Antonyms:
    with, for

  7. againstpreposition

    In a contrary direction to.

    If you swim against the current, you must work harder.

    Antonyms:
    with, for

  8. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    with, for

  9. againstpreposition

    The giant was silhouetted against the door.

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  10. againstpreposition

    The puppy rested its head against a paw.

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  11. againstpreposition

    The rain pounds against the window.

    Antonyms:
    with, for

  12. againstpreposition

    He stands out against his local classmates

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  13. againstpreposition

    In competition with, versus.

    The Tigers will play against the Bears this weekend.

    Synonyms:
    versus

    Antonyms:
    for, with

  14. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    with, for

  15. againstpreposition

    Antonyms:
    with, for

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms4.3 / 4 votes

  1. against

    Synonyms:
    over, opposite, abutting, opposing, resisting, despite, across, athwart, counter

    Antonyms:
    with, for, accompanying, aiding, suiting, promoting

Editors Contribution1.0 / 1 vote

  1. antislavery

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes5.0 / 1 vote

  1. againstprep.

    Synonyms:
    opposed to, in opposition to, contrary to, adverse to

  2. againstprep.

    Synonyms:
    facing, fronting, off, opposite to, over against

  3. againstprep.

    Synonyms:
    in provision for, in expectation of, in preparation for, in anticipation of

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How to use against in a sentence?

  1. Boris Johnson:

    Nobody told me that what we were doing was … against the rules, when I went out into that garden I thought that I was attending a work event.

  2. Jeffrey Halley:

    There is still plenty of interest to buy gold on any dips as a hedge against uncertainty in the global economy.

  3. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu:

    Against all odds, we achieved this huge victory, now we should form a strong and stable government that will be able to take care of the security, safety and welfare of each and every citizen of Israel.

  4. Adam Schiff:

    If he's going to make accusations of criminality of anyone, he needs to show evidence to support that kind of a charge, obviously, that's not something he was either able or willing to do with respect to his accusations against Obama. It's not something I suspect he's going to be able to do with Susan Rice either.

  5. Cezary Kulesza:

    No indulgence for Russian aggression against Ukraine.


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