Definition and Meanings for opponent
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Part of Speech of opponent
Etymology of opponent
Meaning of opponent
- situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.
- one who opposes; an adversary; an antagonist; a foe.
- one who opposes in a disputation, argument, or other verbal controversy; specifically, one who attacks some thesis or proposition, in distinction from the respondent, or defendant, who maintains it.