oppose
verb.
be against; express opposition to
We oppose the ban on abortion
verb.
fight against or resist strongly
The senator said he would oppose the bill|Don't fight it!
verb.
contrast with equal weight or force
verb.
set into opposition or rivalry
let them match their best athletes against ours|pit a chess player against the Russian champion|He plays his two children off against each other
Synonym: match, pit, play off
verb.
act against or in opposition to
She reacts negatively to everything I say
Synonym: react
verb.
be resistant to
The board opposed his motion