If one thing is leaning or pressing against another, it is touching it. She leaned against him On a table pushed against a wall there were bottles of beer and wine. the rain beating against the window panes
used in reference to payment for a script or property A sum of money is initially paid up front as a down payment towards a final and total sum of money The difference between the two dollar amounts is paid at a later date which is determined in the contract in advance That date could be once the script is finished being written, or after a rewrite is done or a polish, or even at the beginning or ending of the filming of the screenplay (production of the film)
If you discuss a particular set of facts or figures as against another set, you are comparing or contrasting the two sets of facts or figures. Over 50% of divorced men regretted their divorce, as against 25% of women
If something is measured or valued against something else, it is measured or valued by comparing it with the other thing. Our policy has to be judged against a clear test: will it improve the standard of education? The US dollar is down against most foreign currencies today
If you do something in order to protect yourself against something unpleasant or harmful, you do something which will make its effects on you less serious if it happens. A business needs insurance against risks such as fire and flood
If something happens or is considered against a particular background of events, it is considered in relation to those events, because those events are relevant to it. The profits rise was achieved against a backdrop of falling metal prices
If you are against something such as a plan, policy, or system, you think it is wrong, bad, or stupid. Taxes are unpopular -- it is understandable that voters are against them Joan was very much against commencing drug treatment. a march to protest against job losses. Against is also an adverb. The vote for the suspension of the party was 283 in favour with 29 against
[ 'bE ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English, from Old English bEon; akin to Old High German bim am, Latin fui I have been, futurus about to be, fieri to become, be done, Greek phynai to be born, be by nature, phyein to produce.
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