against

[ uh-genst, uh-geynst ]SEE DEFINITION OF against

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AGAINST

But at last there came a day against which no objections could be raised.

I shall take you against your will—but I shall make you love me—in the end.

The probabilities were all against that father's being still alive.

He went over once more the day's arguments for and against the novel emprise.

They were good fighters and for a long time they were able to hold their own against all invaders.

It secures us against all future annoyance from powerful Indian tribes.

And I was chidden for setting you against complying with your father's will.

It was a mighty voice lifted for right and against oppression.

I will do justice to every thing she said against me, which carried any force with it.

Two against three would be a simple thing, as long as he was one of the two.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR AGAINST

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adjectivebad, contradictory
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