1 ~ to sth strongly against sth 强烈反对某事物
*She seems very much opposed to your going abroad. 她好像很反对你出国.
2 (idm 习语) as opposed to in contrast to 与...对照; 与...对比
*I am here on business as opposed to a holiday. 我在这里是办公事而不是度假.
adj [not before noun]
be opposed to sth
to disagree with something such as a plan or system
Most of us are opposed to the death penalty.
two ideas that are opposed to each other are completely different from each other
The principles of capitalism and socialism are diametrically opposed (=completely opposite) .
as opposed to sth
used to compare two things and show that they are different from each other
Students discuss ideas, as opposed to just copying from books.
1. The study of custom can be profitable only after certain preliminary propositions have been accepted, and some of these propositions have been violently opposed. 只有在某些基本的主张被接受下来、同时有些主张被激烈反对时，对风俗的研究才是全面的，才会有收获。
2. This time those who are opposed, blow theirs. 这回反对提案的人就会吹响他们的喇叭。
3. He execrated all who opposed him. 他咒骂所有反对他的人。
4. Mother opposed the idea at once. 妈妈立即反对这个想法。