Synonyms of opponent in English:

opponent


See definition of opponent

noun

1‘he beat his Republican opponent by a landslide’

SYNONYMS

rival, adversary, opposer, the opposition, fellow contestant, competitor, fellow competitor, other candidate, other competitor, other contestant, other player, enemy, foe, antagonist, combatant, contender, challenger, critic, dissenter, disputant, objector

ANTONYMS

ally, partner, colleague

2‘an opponent of the economic reforms’

SYNONYMS

opposer, objector, dissident, dissenter, rejectionist

ANTONYMS

supporter