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Definition of Against

Against

  1. Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; -- in this sense often preceded by over.
  2. From an opposite direction so as to strike or come in contact with; in contact with; upon; as, hail beats against the roof.
  3. In opposition to, whether the opposition is of sentiment or of action; on the other side; counter to; in contrariety to; hence, adverse to; as, against reason; against law; to run a race against time.
  4. By of before the time that; in preparation for; so as to be ready for the time when.
More "Against" Quotations

Against Translations

against in Afrikaans is jeens, teen
against in Danish is imod
against in Dutch is met, tegenaan, tegen, jegens
against in Finnish is vastaan
against in French is en retour, moyennant, contre
against in German is dagegen, wieder(um), ferner, gegen
against in Hungarian is ellen
against in Italian is in confronto, inverso, contro
against in Latin is adversus (prep. + acc.), in, contra, econtra
against in Portuguese is contra, de encontro
against in Spanish is en contra, hacia, contra