|part of speech:
||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.
||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?
- behind, for, in favor of
||in forceful contact with.
Waves crash against the shore.
||in contact with (something used as a support).
I'll lean against this tree.
||in contrast with, esp. dark on light.
The lettering stands out best with the black against the white.