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Definition of Antagonist


  1. One who contends with another, especially in combat; an adversary; an opponent.
  2. A muscle which acts in opposition to another; as a flexor, which bends a part, is the antagonist of an extensor, which extends it.
  3. A medicine which opposes the action of another medicine or of a poison when absorbed into the blood or tissues.
  4. Antagonistic; opposing; counteracting; as, antagonist schools of philosophy.
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Antagonist Translations

antagonist in German is Widersacher
antagonist in Spanish is antagonista
antagonist in Swedish is antagonist