In opposition to, with reference to an athletic contest
the championship game against Virginia
(in betting) In anticipation of the failure of
the odds were 5–1 against Pittsburgh
In anticipation of and preparation for (a problem or difficulty)
insurance against sickness and unemployment
In resistance to; as protection from
he turned up his collar against the wind
In relation to (an amount of money owed or due) so as to reduce or cancel it
money was advanced against the value of the property
In conceptual contrast to
the benefits must be weighed against the costs
the instilling of habits as against the development of understanding
In visual contrast to
he was silhouetted against the light of the window
In or into physical contact with (something), typically so as to be supported by or collide with it
she stood with her back against the door
his lips brushed against her hair
Against is the seventh studio album by Brazilian heavy metal band Sepultura, released in 1998 through Roadrunner Records. It is the band's first release with new frontman Derrick Green, who replaced group founder Max Cavalera in 1997.
Against is an Australian hardcore punk band from Brisbane, Australia. Vocalist Greg first formed the group in September 2001, with the intention of having fun with some friends and playing hardcore music with heart and a message.
"Against" is Sepultura's eleventh official single, and the second of three to be taken from the album Against, released in 1998. At 1 minute and 54 seconds, it is Sepultura's shortest single. No video was created for the song. ...
By the time that (something happened); before; In a contrary direction to; Close to; In front of; before a background; In physical contact with; In physical opposition to, or in collision with; In contrast and/or comparison with; In competition with; In opposition to; In exchange for; As ...
(againstness) The state or quality of being against
my ultimate good, to thwart it.^ I can choose evil as evil.
A term describing the ultimate potential payday for a writer in a film deal. $400,000 against $800,000 means that the writer is paid $400,000 when the script is finished (through rewrite and polish); when and if the movie goes into production, the writer gets an additional $400,000.
With Smarkets you can bet either for or against an event. Against is sometimes called 'lay' or 'laying' an outcome. In football betting against a team to win is the same as placing a bet for the opposition to win and for the draw.