v. To set before or against; to bring into opposition; to oppose.v. To offer in opposition as a criminal charge or by way of accusation or reproach; to adduce as an objection or adverse reason.verb-intransitive. To make opposition in words or argument; to express one's displeasure; -- usually followed by to.n. That which is put, or which may be regarded as put, in the way of some of the senses; something visible or tangible and persists for an appreciable timen. Anything which is set, or which may be regarded as set, before the mind so as to be apprehended or known; that of which the mind by any of its activities takes cognizance, whether a thing external in space or a conception formed by the mind itselfn. That toward which the mind, or any of its activities, is directed; that on which the purpose are fixed as the end of action or effort; that which is sought for; goal; end; aim; motive; final cause.n. Sight; show; appearance; aspect.n. A word, phrase, or clause toward which an action is directed, or is considered to be directed.n. Any set of data that is or can be manipulated or referenced by a computer program as a single entity; -- the term may be used broadly, to include files, images (such as icons on the screen), or small data structures.n. Anything which exists and which has attributes; distinguished from attributes, processes, and relations.adj. Opposed; presented in opposition; also, exposed.