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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* againest (obsolete), agaynst (obsolete), agaynest (obsolete) * agenst (obsolete), agenest (obsolete), ageinst (obsolete), ageinest (obsolete, rare), ageynst (obsolete), ageynest (obsolete, rare), agin (colloquial or humorous)

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

Formed from Middle English _agenes_, _againes_ (“in opposition to”), a southern variant of _agen_, or directly from _again_, either way with adverbial genitive singular ending _-es_; the parasitic _-t_ was added circa 1350, probably by confusion with the superlative ending _-est_. Surface analysis _again_ +‎ _-st_ (“(excrescence)”).

Formed from Middle English agenes, againes (in opposition to), a southern variant of agen, or directly from again, either way with adverbial genitive singular ending -es; the parasitic -t was added circa 1350, probably by confusion with the superlative ending -est. Surface analysis again +‎ -st ((excrescence)).

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* (UK) IPA(key): /əˈɡɛnst/, /əˈɡeɪnst/ * (US) IPA(key): /əˈɡɛnst/ * Hyphenation: a‧gainst

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈɡɛnst/, /əˈɡeɪnst/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈɡɛnst/
  • Hyphenation: a‧gainst

Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - PREPOSITION
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English - Preposition

AGAINST * (heading, physical) _A close but separated relationship._ * In a contrary direction to. _If you swim AGAINST the current, you must work harder._ * Close to. _The kennel was put AGAINST the back wall._ * In front of; before a background. _The giant was silhouetted AGAINST the door._ * In physical contact with. _The puppy rested its head AGAINST a paw._ * In physical opposition to, or in collision with. _The rain pounds AGAINST the window._ * (heading, social) _A contrasting or competitive relationship._ * In contrast and/or comparison with. _He stands out AGAINST his local classmates._ * In competition with, versus. _The Tigers will play AGAINST the Bears this weekend._ * 1915, Emerson Hough, _The Purchase Price_, chapterI: “[…] it is not fair of you to bring AGAINST mankind double weapons ! Dangerous enough you are as woman alone, without bringing to your aid those gifts of mind suited to problems which men have been accustomed to arrogate to themselves.” * In opposition to. _Are you AGAINST freedom of choice?  I'd bet AGAINST his succeeding._ * In exchange for. * As counterbalance to. * As a charge on. * As protection from. _He turned the umbrella AGAINST the wind._ * (obsolete) Exposed to. * In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.). * 1603, John Florio, translating Michel de Montaigne, _Essays_, II.11: He wrote to a friend of his, that he lived but with browne bread and water, and entreated him to send him a piece of cheese, AGAINST [transl. _pour_] the time he was to make a solemne feast. SYNONYMS * (in competition with): versus ANTONYMS * for * with TRANSLATIONS

against

  1. (heading, physical) A close but separated relationship.
    1. In a contrary direction to.
      If you swim against the current, you must work harder.
    2. Close to.
      The kennel was put against the back wall.
    3. In front of; before a background.
      The giant was silhouetted against the door.
    4. In physical contact with.
      The puppy rested its head against a paw.
    5. In physical opposition to, or in collision with.
      The rain pounds against the window.
  2. (heading, social) A contrasting or competitive relationship.
    1. In contrast and/or comparison with.
      He stands out against his local classmates.
    2. In competition with, versus.
      The Tigers will play against the Bears this weekend.
    3. In opposition to.
      Are you against freedom of choice?  I'd bet against his succeeding.
  3. In exchange for.
  4. As counterbalance to.
  5. As a charge on.
  6. As protection from.
    He turned the umbrella against the wind.
  7. (obsolete) Exposed to.
  8. In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.).

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - CONJUNCTION
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English - Conjunction

AGAINST * (obsolete) By the time that (something happened); before. * 1590, Edmund Spenser, _The Faerie Queene_, II.ix: Thence she them brought into a stately Hall, / Wherein were many tables faire dispred, / And ready dight with drapets festiuall, / AGAINST the viaundes should be ministred. * 1749, Henry Fielding, _Tom Jones_, Folio Society 1973, p. 6: He now gave Mrs Deborah positive orders to take the child to her own bed, and to call up a maid-servant to provide it pap, and other things, AGAINST it waked. TRANSLATIONS

against

  1. (obsolete) By the time that (something happened); before.

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Was die in der KategorieENGLISH - ADVERB
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English - Adverb

AGAINST (_comparative_ MORE AGAINST, _superlative_ MOST AGAINST) * In opposition to something. _Are you for the new ring road? No, I'm AGAINST._ * (gambling) Having a specified likelihood of not winning or happening. _The second favourite won the race at odds of two to one AGAINST._

against (comparative more against, superlative most against)

  1. In opposition to something.
    Are you for the new ring road? No, I'm against.
  2. (gambling) Having a specified likelihood of not winning or happening.
    The second favourite won the race at odds of two to one against.


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