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Oppose

This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Oppose as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

19 December 2020
Last seen in: The Mirror Classic

We found 32 answers for the crossword clue 'Oppose', the most recent of which was seen in the The Mirror Classic.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Oppose a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Oppose as an answer itself some 138 times.

Oppose is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Mirror Classic' on Thursday, 14 January 2021 with the answer being RESIST, we also found RESIST to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Contrast with equal weight or force
  • Be resistant to; "The board opposed his motion"
  • Set into opposition or rivalry; "let them match their best athletes against ours"; "pit a chess player against the Russian champion"; "He plays his two children off against each other"
  • Be against; express opposition to; "We oppose the ban on abortion"
  • Fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"
  • Act against or in opposition to; "She reacts negatively to everything I say"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

PIT
A workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it

4 Letters

BUCK
A framework for holding wood that is being sawed

FACE
The striking or working surface of an implement

5 Letters

FIGHT
Make a strenuous or labored effort; "She struggled for years to survive without welfare"; "He fought for breath"

MATCH
An exact duplicate; "when a match is found an entry is made in the notebook"

REACT
Show a response or a reaction to something

REBUT
Overthrow by argument, evidence, or proof; "The speaker refuted his opponent's arguments"

REPEL
Reject outright and bluntly; "She snubbed his proposal"

RIVAL
The contestant you hope to defeat; "he had respect for his rivals"; "he wanted to know what the competition was doing"

6 Letters

COMBAT
An engagement fought between two military forces

DEFEND
Argue or speak in defense of; "She supported the motion to strike"

NAYSAY

REPUGN
To make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"

RESIST
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

7 Letters

CONTEST
A struggle between rivals

COUNTER
A return punch (especially by a boxer)

DISPUTE
Coming into conflict with

PLAYOFF
Any final competition to determine a championship

PROTEST
The act of protesting; a public (often organized) manifestation of dissent

8 Letters

CONFRONT
Deal with (something unpleasant) head on; "You must confront your problems"; "He faced the terrible consequences of his mistakes"

OBSTRUCT
Hinder or prevent the progress or accomplishment of; "His brother blocked him at every turn"

9 Letters

FIGHTBACK
Defend oneself

FIGHTDOWN
Fight against or resist strongly; "The senator said he would oppose the bill"; "Don't fight it!"

STANDUPTO

WITHSTAND
Stand up or offer resistance to somebody or something

10 Letters

CONTRADICT
Prove negative; show to be false

CONTROVERT
Prove to be false or incorrect

COUNTERACT
Act in opposition to

11 Letters

SIDEAGAINST

13 Letters

LOCKHORNSWITH

14 Letters

COUNTERBALANCE
A weight that balances another weight

15 Letters

CAMPAIGNAGAINST

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