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against

a·gainst

against

 
pronunciation:
genst
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: in a manner or following a course contrary to.
It was so cold walking against the wind.It's harder to swim against the current.They'll get in trouble if they go against the boss's wishes.
antonyms:
with
definition 2: in opposition to.
I can't make any progress with you working against me.She has always been against capital punishment.Are you for or against the proposal?
antonyms:
behind, for, in favor of
definition 3: in forceful contact with.
Waves crash against the shore.
definition 4: in contact with (something used as a support).
I'll lean against this tree.
definition 5: in contrast with, esp. dark on light.
The lettering stands out best with the black against the white.