Against (preposition)

  1. In opposition or hostility to.
  2. In contrast or comparison with.
  3. In physical contact with and exerting force on.
  4. As a protection or defense against.


Old english ongegn "opposite, in return", from on- "on" + gegn "against".


  1. He is against the idea.
  2. Against the odds, he won.
  3. The wall is against the window.
  4. I will speak against it.
  5. I have nothing against him.
Some random words: relabel, inconsistent, ungraded