against

prep
1. in opposition to, opposed to, adverse or hostile to, at odds with, at cross-purposes with, in disagreement with, versus; in contempt of, in defiance of, contrary to, out of line with, not in keeping with.
2. opposite to, across, facing, fronting, confronting, in front of, close up to; toward, to, upon, on, in the direction of.
3. in contact with, up against, dead against, over against, athwart, nose-to-nose with, face-to-face with.
4. in preparation for, in provision for, in anticipation of, in expectation of; for, in order to.
5. in exchange for, in return for, in compensation for, in requital for; to match, to counterbalance, as a balance to.
6. in comparison with, by comparison with, in contrast with; compared to, compared with, taken with, vis-a-vis.
7. before, near, nigh, close to, close upon, hard upon; beside, next to, next door to, bordering on, verging on, on the brink of, on the verge of.

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