1. a contestant that you are matched against
2. someone who offers opposition
1. characterized by active hostility;
Ade had the edge over his opponent.
She played badly in the first set, but then she turned the tables on her opponent and won the match.
He conceded ten points to his opponent.
The judge pronounced for the defendant, and also said that his opponent should pay the court costs.
He was calm and concentrated in judging how to defeat his opponent.
He buttocked his opponent onto the mat.
The boxer was grounded by his opponent.
Jim bowed himself out of the competition when he learned who his opponent was.
He gave his opponent a good dusting.
The boxer polished off his opponent in the first round.
His young opponent counters with his left hand.
He downed his opponent with three blows.
He had a worthy opponent.
The Chinese football team outscored its opponent by two balls.
In American football, you have to try to bring down your opponent.
His eagerness will not avail against the fitness and skill of his opponent.
He flattened his opponent.
He managed to face down his opponent.
Politically, she is a staunch opponent of reform.
She shook hands with her victorious opponent.
This old fighter has never been knocked down by an opponent.
He couldn't make a score off his opponent.
The boxer pounded his opponent.
In debate he was a formidable opponent.
His height gives him an inbuilt advantage over his opponent.
The president put the blame squarely on his opponent.
I'd always played a defensive game, waiting for my opponent to make a mistake.
Not since 1988 had she whitewashed an opponent in her opening match.
He prophesied that within five years his opponent would either be dead or in prison.
opponent, competitor, enemy, foe, rival
There is relatively little information about opponent, maybe you can watch a bilingual story to relax your mood, I wish you a happy day!
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