Detailed Translations for oppose from English to Dutch


to oppose verb (opposes, opposed, opposing)

  1. to oppose (thwart; counteract; withstand; resist)
    tegenwerken; tegengaan; tegenstreven; weerstreven
    • tegenwerken verb (werk tegen, werkt tegen, werkte tegen, werkten tegen, tegengewerkt)
    • tegengaan verb (ga tegen, gaat tegen, ging tegen, gingen tegen, tegengegaan)
    • tegenstreven verb (streef tegen, streeft tegen, streefte tegen, streeften tegen, tegengestreefd)
    • weerstreven verb (weerstreef, weerstreeft, weerstreefde, weerstreefden, weerstreefd)
  2. to oppose (thwart; hinder; sabotage; )
    tegenwerken; dwarsbomen; dwarsliggen
    • tegenwerken verb (werk tegen, werkt tegen, werkte tegen, werkten tegen, tegengewerkt)
    • dwarsbomen verb (dwarsboom, dwarsboomt, dwarsboomde, dwarsboomden, gedwarsboomd)
    • dwarsliggen verb (lig dwars, ligt dwars, lag dwars, lagen dwars, dwarsgelegen)

Conjugations for oppose:

  1. oppose
  2. oppose
  3. opposes
  4. oppose
  5. oppose
  6. oppose
simple past
  1. opposed
  2. opposed
  3. opposed
  4. opposed
  5. opposed
  6. opposed
present perfect
  1. have opposed
  2. have opposed
  3. has opposed
  4. have opposed
  5. have opposed
  6. have opposed
past continuous
  1. was opposing
  2. were opposing
  3. was opposing
  4. were opposing
  5. were opposing
  6. were opposing
  1. shall oppose
  2. will oppose
  3. will oppose
  4. shall oppose
  5. will oppose
  6. will oppose
continuous present
  1. am opposing
  2. are opposing
  3. is opposing
  4. are opposing
  5. are opposing
  6. are opposing
  1. be opposed
  2. be opposed
  3. be opposed
  4. be opposed
  5. be opposed
  6. be opposed
  1. oppose!
  2. let's oppose!
  3. opposed
  4. opposing
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for oppose:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tegengaan damming
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
dwarsbomen cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset
dwarsliggen cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset
tegengaan counteract; oppose; resist; thwart; withstand
tegenstreven counteract; oppose; resist; thwart; withstand
tegenwerken counteract; cross; hinder; oppose; prevent; resist; sabotage; stem; stop; thwart; upset; withstand hinder; make it difficult; make it hard
weerstreven counteract; oppose; resist; thwart; withstand
- contradict; controvert; counterbalance; defend; fight; fight back; fight down; match; pit; play off; react
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- contradict; discount; recommend the rejection of; stand out against

Related Words for "oppose":

Synonyms for "oppose":

Related Definitions for "oppose":

  1. be against; express opposition to1
    • We oppose the ban on abortion1
  2. be resistant to1
    • The board opposed his motion1
  3. set into opposition or rivalry1
  4. fight against or resist strongly1
    • The senator said he would oppose the bill1
  5. act against or in opposition to1
  6. contrast with equal weight or force1

Wiktionary Translations for oppose:

  1. to attempt to stop the progression of
  1. tegenwerken, moeilijkheden geven

Cross Translation:
oppose oppositie voeren; opponeren opponieren — (intransitiv) einen gegensätzlichen Standpunkt einnehmen
oppose opponeren opposermettre une chose vis-à-vis d’une autre, ou en placer plusieurs de manière à faire contraste.