set against

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If one argument or fact is set against another, it is considered in relation to it. These are relatively small points when set against her expertise on so many other issues
compare, weigh
To set one person against another means to cause them to become enemies or rivals. The case has set neighbour against neighbour in the village
dead set against
Completely opposed, with no possibility of a change of mind

I am dead set against letting the dog sleep in anyone's bedroom.

dead set against
{s} determined and firmly resolved not to do something
set off against
set up this in contrast to that
set oneself against
stand before, be against
set against


    SET a·gainst

    Türkische aussprache

    set ıgenst


    /ˈset əˈgenst/ /ˈsɛt əˈɡɛnst/


    [ 'set ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English setten, from Old English settan; akin to Old High German sezzen to set, Old English sittan to sit.

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