opponent

suomi-englanti sanakirja

opponent englannista suomeksi

  1. opponentti

  2. vastustaja, vastaehdokas

  3. vastustava

  1. Substantiivi

  2. vastustaja

  3. vastustaja, vastaväittäjä, opponentti examiner in a thesis defense

  4. vastustaja, vastaehdokas opposing candidate

  5. Verbi

opponent englanniksi

  1. One who opposes another; one who works or takes a position against someone or something; one who attempts to stop the progress of someone or something.

  2. (ux)

  3. One who opposes another physically (in a fight, sport, game, or competition).

  4. 1720, (w), ''The (w) of (w)'', London: Bernard Lintott, Volume 6, “Observations on the Twenty-Third Book,” no. 39, p.(nbs)136,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004836009.0001.006

  5. In the Chariot-Race ''Achilles'' is represented as being able to conquer every Opponent (..)
  6. 1820, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)11,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/82/82-h/82-h.htm

  7. (..) he slid his right hand down to his left, and with the full swing of the weapon struck his opponent on the left side of the head, who instantly measured his length upon the green sward.
  8. 1958, (w), ''(w)'', New York: Pocket Books, 1974, Part 5, Chapter 5, p.(nbs)196,https://archive.org/details/ourmaninhavana00grah

  9. (..) it is possible for a good draughts player to defeat an opponent without capturing his pieces.
  10. One who opposes another in words (in a dispute, argument or controversy).

  11. 1777, (w), ''Essays on Various Subjects'', London: J. Wilkie and T. Cadell, “Thoughts on Conversation,” p.(nbs)54,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004802373.0001.000

  12. It is easier to confound than to convince an opponent; the former may be effected by a turn that has more happiness than truth in it.
  13. 1847, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)4,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/1260/1260-h/1260-h.htm

  14. “What more have you to say?” she asked, rather in the tone in which a person might address an opponent of adult age than such as is ordinarily used to a child.
  15. One who is opposed or objects (to a policy, course of action or set of ideas).

  16. 1652, (w), ''Cosmographie'', London: Henry Seile, Book 1, Part 20, p.(nbs)205,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A43514.0001.001

  17. Their Oath is to maintain the ''Romish-Catholick'' Religion, and persecute all Opponents to it.
  18. 1853, (w), ''(w)'', Chapter(nbs)1,http://www.gutenberg.org/files/394/394-h/394-h.htm

  19. My own friends had been among the bitterest opponents of any proposal to visit the Captain and his daughters, only twelve months before; and now he was even admitted in the tabooed hours before twelve.
  20. The participant who opens an academic debate by putting forward objections to a theological or philosophical thesis.

  21. 1551, (w), ''The Rule of Reason, conteinyng the Arte of Logique'', London, “The maner of confutacion twoo waies considered,”http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A15542.0001.001

  22. We make the argument appere slender, when we receiue it laughyngly, and declare by wordes, euen at the first, that it is nothyng to the purpose, and so abashe the opponent.
  23. 1587, (w) ''et al.'', ''(w)'', London, “The Continvation of the chronicles of England from the yeare of our Lord 1576, to this present yeare 1586, &c.,” p.(nbs)1355,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A68202.0001.001

  24. (..) diuinitie disputations, in all which those learned opponents, respondents, & moderators, quited themselues like themselues, sharplie and soundlie, besides all other solemne sermons & lectures.
  25. 1679, (w), ''An Address to Protestants'', London, Part 2, p.(nbs)77,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A54098.0001.001

  26. (..) by the many ''Disputes'' that rise from hence, Mens ''Wits'' were ''confounded'' with their matters, ''Truth'' was lost & ''Brotherhood'' destroyed: thus the ''Devil'' acted the Part both of ''Opponent'' and ''Defendant'', and managed the ''Passions'' of both ''Parties'' to his End, which was DISCORD.
  27. 1700, (w), ''Transnatural Philosophy'', London, Book 3, Chapter 1, p.(nbs)276,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A59250.0001.001

  28. (..) this untoward Method allows him who is the ''Respondent'', to prevaricate from his Duty, and turn ''Opponent:'' Which ''confounds'' those two Offices, and ''perverts'' all the Laws of Reasoning or Discoursing.
  29. Opposing; adverse; antagonistic.

  30. 1647, Francis Bland, ''The Souldiers March to Salvation'', York, p.(nbs)25,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/A28353.0001.001

  31. (..) we are to consider enemies as men opponent to peace and justice, and to these they are by warrs to be reduced; And no other ends in the pursuite of enemies by sword and hostile Acts are to be sought for (..)
  32. 1726, (w) (translator), ''The (w) of (w), Translated from the Greek by (w)'', London, 1760, Volume 4, Book 19, lines 524-525, p.(nbs)44,https://archive.org/details/odysseyofhomer04home

  33. Young Ithacus advanc’d, defies the foe,
    Poising his lifted lance in act to thro
    The savage renders vain the wound decreed,
    And springs impetuous with opponent speed!
  34. 1792, (w), ''Anna St. Ives'', London: Shepperson and Reynolds, Volume 4, Letter 64, p.(nbs)53,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004893876.0001.004

  35. The reasons you have urged are indeed weighty: yet they have never made an impression so deep upon my mind, as not to take flight, and leave their opponent arguments in some sort the victors.
  36. 1828, Stephen Drew, ''Principles of Self-Knowledge'', London: Longman, Volume 2, Section 23, p.(nbs)24,https://archive.org/details/principlesselfk00drewgoog

  37. Let it not be supposed, that by “''catholic,''” I mean to designate men who are lax in their principles, and alike indifferent to all religious systems. On the contrary, they are more earnestly attached to truth, and more opponent to sin than others (..)
  38. Situated in front; opposite.

  39. 1728, (w), ''(w)'', London: A. Millar & G. Strahan, p.(nbs)33,http://name.umdl.umich.edu/004808172.0001.000

  40. Her sympathizing Lover takes his Stand
    High on th’ opponent Bank (..)
  41. (inflection of)