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Definition of "opposes" []

  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of oppose. (verb)

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Use "opposes" in a sentence
  • "Griffin opposes efforts to rethink his rocket designs or keep the shuttle flying beyond its planned 2010 retirement date."
  • "When Senator John McCain opposes legislation that would allow young patriotic men and women to serve in the military and Senator Mitch McConnell opposes a bill that would lead to more wealthy Americans for whom he could cut taxes, you know you've lost the pragmatic battle."
  • "Mr. Manchin opposes abortion, gun control and gay marriage, and is shooting bullet holes, literally, in the Democrats 'cap-and-trade bill, which might create problems for West Virginia's coal-based economy."