English word oppose comes from Latin ob, Malayalam pausare.
Oppose detailed word origin explanation
|ob || Latin (lat) ||Against; facing. In the direction of, to, towards. On account of, according to, because of, due to, for (the purpose of). |
|pausare || Malayalam (mal) || |
|opposer || Old French (fro) || |
|opposen || Middle English (enm) || |
|oppose || English (eng) ||To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.. To compete with; to strive against.. To object to.. To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit.. To present or set up in opposition; to pose. |
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