1 opposed to disagreeing strongly with sth
VERBS be | remain
ADV. adamantly, bitterly, deeply, fiercely, firmly, fundamentally, implacably, profoundly, resolutely, strongly, vehemently, very (much), violently | absolutely, categorically, completely, directly, totally, utterly, wholly | largely | actively, openly, publicly the party most openly opposed to military rule
2 very different from sth
VERBS be, seem, stand | remain
ADV. completely, diametrically, directly, entirely, fundamentally, utterly Our views are diametrically opposed on this issue. | mutually The two sets of values seemed mutually opposed.
PREP. to The path he saw himself taking in his research seemed directly opposed to the ethos of the department.