• AdverbeCOMmore 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. ‎
  • Conjonction
    1. OBS By the time that (something happened); before.
    2. Préposition
      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. Plus d'exemples
                1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
                  • The latest model has run up against the limits of its technical capacity.
                  • The King has stirred shit up and caused the people to fight amongst themselves instead of organizing properly to fight against him.
                  • I am not against drinking; however, if you are accustomed to overdrinking, it will be a serious problem.
                2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
                  • Against all odds the small community college ended up in the NCAA final four.
                  • Against all expectations, the accused managed to bring forth convincing evidence of his innocence.
                  • Against every pillar was a stack of billets above a man's height.

              Meaning of against for the defined word.

              Grammaticalement, ce mot "against" est un adverbe. C'est aussi un conjonction. C'est aussi un morphème, plus spécifiquement, un suffixe. C'est aussi un préposition.
              • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
                1. Adverbes
                  • Conjonctions
                    • Morphèmes
                      • Suffixes
                        • Paroles de suffixe
                          • Words suffixed with -st
                      • Prépositions
                      Difficulté: Niveau 1
                      Facile     ➨     Difficile
                      Définition: Niveau 9
                      Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
                      Liens Connexes:
                      1. en againstand
                      2. en againstism
                      3. en againstisms
                      4. en againstness
                      5. en against time