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EN[əˈɡɛnst] [əˈɡeɪnst]

    Definition of against in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore againstSUPmost againstPREagain-SUF-st
    1. In opposition to something.
      1. Are you for the new ring road? No, I'm against. ‎
    2. (gambling) Having a specified likelihood of not winning or happening.
      1. The second favourite won the race at odds of two to one against. ‎
  • Konjunktion
    1. OBS By the time that (something happened); before.
    2. Präposition
      1. (heading, physical) A close but separated relationship.
        1. If you swim against the current, you must work harder. ‎
        2. The kennel was put against the back wall. ‎
        3. The giant was silhouetted against the door. ‎
        4. The puppy rested its head against a paw. ‎
        5. The rain pounds against the window. ‎
      2. (heading, social) A contrasting or competitive relationship.
        1. He stands out against his local classmates. ‎
        2. The Tigers will play against the Bears this weekend. ‎
        3. Are you against freedom of choice?  I'd bet against his succeeding. ‎
      3. In exchange for.
        1. As counterbalance to.
          1. As a charge on.
            1. As protection from.
              1. He turned the umbrella against the wind. ‎
            2. OBS Exposed to.
              1. In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.).
              2. Mehr Beispiele
                1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
                  • The victim was able to enforce his evidence against the alleged perpetrator.
                  • The WHO has postulated that multiproteic vaccines could present a more protective efficacy against Leishmania spp. infection [1 ].
                  • But he did not lose heart and remained true to his perspective, swimming against the current, as it were, lion-heartedly.
                2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
                  • Against all expectations, the accused managed to bring forth convincing evidence of his innocence.
                  • Against all odds the small community college ended up in the NCAA final four.
                  • Against every pillar was a stack of billets above a man's height.
              • Wortart Hierarchie
                1. Adverbien
                  • Konjunktionen
                    • Morpheme
                      • Suffixe
                        • Worte von Suffix
                          • Words suffixed with -st
                      • Präpositionen
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                      Source: Wiktionary

                      Meaning of against for the defined word.

                      Grammatisch, dieses wort "against" ist ein adverbien. Es ist auch ein konjunktionen. Es ist auch ein morpheme, genauer gesagt, ein suffixe. Es ist auch ein präpositionen.
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