Definitions of adversary

  1. An opponent; an enemy. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  2. An enemy; foe; opponent; antagonist. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. An opponent; antagonist; enemy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. An enemy; one opposed to. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5. Opposed; opposite; adverse; antagonistic. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Having an opposing party; not unopposed; as, an adversary suit. Webster Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for adversary

  1. The old battle ship Texas, for instance, would now be of little service in a stand- up fight with a powerful adversary – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  2. His adversary instantly raised his pistol, holding it so as to protect his face, but was unable entirely to control a nervous movement of his hand. – The Prussian Terror by Alexandre Dumas