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Against

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(1):

(prep.) In opposition to, whether the opposition is of sentiment or of action; on the other side; counter to; in contrariety to; hence, adverse to; as, against reason; against law; to run a race against time.

(2):

(prep.) Abreast; opposite to; facing; towards; as, against the mouth of a river; - in this sense often preceded by over.

(3):

(prep.) From an opposite direction so as to strike or come in contact with; in contact with; upon; as, hail beats against the roof.

(4):

(prep.) By of before the time that; in preparation for; so as to be ready for the time when.


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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Against'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/web/a/against.html. 1828.

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Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
the Week of Proper 28 / Ordinary 33
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