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Antagonize Explained

antagonize at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:


antagonize at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

also antagonise BrE v [T] [Date: 1600-1700; Language: Greek; Origin: antagonizesthai, from anti- ( ANTI-) + agonizesthai 'to fight' (from agon; AGONY)]// to annoy someone very much by doing something that they do not like// --Do not antagonize your customers.//

antagonize at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

antagonize at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

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Antagonize at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Antagonize \An*tag"o*nize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Antagonized};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Antagonozing}.] [Gr. ?. See {Antagonism}.]
To contend with; to oppose actively; to counteract.

Antagonize \An*tag"o*nize\, v. i.
To act in opposition.

antagonize at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

v 1: provoke the hostility of; "Don't antagonize your boss" [syn:
2: act in opposition to [syn: {antagonise}, {counteract}]

antagonize at English (WD) Of Explained:


Alternative forms

* antagonise (mainly UK)


Inter: en-verb » antagonizes|antagonizing|antagonized|antagonized
  • Inter: transitiv » e To work against; oppose; especially to incite reaction.
    1. : The other children constantly antagonized Joe to the point of tears.


      * excruciate, pester, harass, oppose


      * appease, quell

      Related terms

      Inter: rel-top » |

  • agitate
  • antagonism

  • Inter: rel-mi » d
    • antagonist
    • antagonizing

    Inter: rel-botto » m


    Inter: trans-top » to oppose
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|antagonizar

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|antagonizar

    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: ar » antagonize
    Translation: et » antagonize
    Translation: fa » antagonize
    Translation: ko » antagonize
    Translation: io » antagonize
    Translation: ku » antagonize
    Translation: hu » antagonize
    Translation: my » antagonize
    Translation: ps » antagonize
    Translation: pl » antagonize
    Translation: fi » antagonize
    Translation: ta » antagonize
    Translation: th » antagonize
    Translation: tr » antagonize
    Translation: vi » antagonize