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Synonyms for against
əˈgɛnst, əˈgeɪnstagainst

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  1. againstpreposition

    for, with

  2. againstpreposition

    for, with

  3. againstpreposition

    for, with

  4. againstpreposition

    He turned the umbrella against the wind.

    for, with

  5. againstpreposition

    for, with

  6. againstconjunction

    with, for

  7. againstpreposition

    In a contrary direction to.

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

    with, for

  8. againstpreposition

    with, for

  9. againstpreposition

    The giant was silhouetted against the door.

    for, with

  10. againstpreposition

    The puppy rested its head against a paw.

    for, with

  11. againstpreposition

    The rain pounds against the window.

    with, for

  12. againstpreposition

    He stands out against his local classmates

    for, with

  13. againstpreposition

    In competition with, versus.

    The Tigers will play against the Bears this weekend.


    for, with

  14. againstpreposition

    with, for

  15. againstpreposition

    with, for

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. against

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

    with, for, accompanying, aiding, suiting, promoting

Editors Contribution

  1. antislavery

    Submitted by anonymous on April 2, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. againstprep.

    opposed to, in opposition to, contrary to, adverse to

  2. againstprep.

    facing, fronting, off, opposite to, over against

  3. againstprep.

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

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  1. Ed Royce:

    I don't disagree that the current state of the legal authorities the President is using against ISIS is less than ideal from our institution's perspective, but that does not equal illegal and unconstitutional.

  2. Georg Brandes:

    It is useless to send armies against ideas.

  3. Alan Gottlieb:

    One would think the state would have wised up by now, but here we are again, to make sure that the state cannot discriminate against foster parents who merely wish to exercise the rights we’ve restored in Illinois.

  4. Lauren Adams:

    The foundational basis of our lawsuit is that these are male offenders being housed in women’s prisons, to pretend that they are female, in language or what we say about them or how we talk about them, goes against the whole basis of the lawsuit.

  5. Judge Castel:

    Judge Castel's decision acknowledges what we have asserted from the beginning, that viewers of' When They See Us' believe that Defendants' utterly false and defamatory portrayal of Linda Fairstein as' a central villain' in' When They See Us' has a basis in truth, we are glad that Linda Fairstein now has the opportunity to pursue Linda Fairstein claims with respect to five critical scenes in the series that falsely depict Ms. Fairstein engaging in coercive and discriminatory conduct in order to build a case against innocent young men of color.

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    An antonym for "ignominious"
    • A. honorable
    • B. smuggled
    • C. opprobrious
    • D. inglorious

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