Definition of Adversary

1. Noun. Someone who offers opposition.




Definition of Adversary

1. n. One who is turned against another or others with a design to oppose or resist them; a member of an opposing or hostile party; an opponent; an antagonist; an enemy; a foe.

2. a. Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic.

Definition of Adversary

1. Proper noun. (Judaism) Satan ¹

2. Proper noun. (Christianity) the Devil ¹

3. Proper noun. (Islam) Shaitan ¹

4. Noun. An opponent or rival. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Adversary

1. [n -RIES]

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Literary usage of Adversary

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In this case you have a good chance of kitting the man your adversary brings ... Ace deuce : move the ace from your adversary's ace point (if playing for a ..."

2. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"Secondary Attacks are those made (i) just as your adversary himself starts to ... They are usually attempted when the adversary is evidently preparing a ..."

3. A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions: Comprising a by Henry John Stephen (1894)
"Where a party alleges title in his adversary.— II. Having discussed the case where a party alleges title «'» himself or some other whose authority he pleads ..."

4. A Brief for the Trial of Civil Issues Before a Jury by Austin Abbott (1885)
"after adversary's omission. — One who has drawn out incompetent evidence, even from his own witness, which has been received without exception being taken ..."

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