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Definition for: against

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English

Rank of this word in the English language, from analyzing texts from Project Gutenberg.
again also away #147: against though get eyes

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /əˈgɛnst/, /əˈgeɪnst/ , SAMPA: /@"gEnst/, /@"geInst/
  • Hyphenation: a·gainst

Preposition

against

  1. in a contrary direction to something
    If you swim against the current you'll work far harder.
  2. close by something
  3. in front of something
  4. in contact with something
    The puppy rested its head against his chest.
  5. in opposition or collision with something
    The rain pounded against the window.
  6. in competition with something
    The Tigers will play against the Bears this weekend.
  7. as a protection from something
    He turned the umbrella against the wind.

Translations

  • Czech: proti
  • Danish: imod
  • Dutch: tegen
  • Finnish: vasten (4), vastaan (5)
  • French: contre
  • German: gegen
  • Greek: ενάντια (enántia), εναντίον (enantíon)
  • Hungarian: ellen
  • Indonesian: lawan, menentang, kontra
  • Interlingua: contra
  • Italian: contro
  • Japanese: 反対 (はんたい, hantai)
  • Korean: 반대, 대
  • Kurdish: dij, dijî
  • Latin: contra
  • Latvian: pret
  • Norwegian: imot, mot
  • Polish: wbrew (1), o (4,5), przeciwko (6,7), przeciw(6,7)
  • Portuguese: contra
  • Romanian: impotriva, contra
  • Spanish: contra
  • Telugu: ప్రతిగా
  • Turkish: Karşı
  • Volapük: kol

Other Translations for "against"

Braille 6 Dot
Braille 8 Dot
Sign Language Spelling
Morse Codeagainst
Hexe1 e7 e1 69 ee f3 74
Pig Latinagainstway

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