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Synonyms for opponent

noun person with whom one competes
  • adversary
  • aspirant
  • candidate
  • challenger
  • competitor
  • enemy
  • foe
  • opposition
  • player
  • rival
  • antagonist
  • anti
  • assailant
  • bandit
  • bidder
  • con
  • contestant
  • disputant
  • entrant
  • litigant
  • match
  • opposer
  • counteragent
  • dark horse
  • dissentient
  • oppugnant

Antonyms for opponent

  • ally
  • assistant
  • friend
  • helper
  • associate
  • colleague
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to opponent

abolitionist

noun. person wanting something ended
  • activist
  • advocate
  • opponent
  • revolutionary

antagonist

noun. person causing problem

archenemy

noun. enemy

bete noire

noun. detested person

bête noire

noun. disliked person

competitor

noun. person willing to enter contest
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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