1. 1〔正反対〕the opposite; the contrary;〔逆〕the reverse

    反対の opposite; reverse

    • 白の反対は黒である
    • The opposite of“white”is“black.”
    • 姉は勤勉だが,私は全く反対だ
    • My sister is diligent and I am just the opposite.
    • 事実はまさに反対だ
    • Just the reverse [contrary] is true.
    • それとは反対のうわさを聞いた
    • I heard a rumor to the contrary.
    • 子供は靴を反対の足に履いていた
    • The child was wearing his shoes on the wrong feet.
    • 道路の反対側に渡った
    • I crossed to the other [opposite] side of the road.
    • 彼を投げ飛ばそうとしたが,反対にねじ伏せられた
    • I tried to throw him but got pinned (down) instead.
    • 見掛けとは反対に,心がやさしい
    • Appearances to the contrary, he is a kind-hearted man.
  1. 2〔逆らうこと〕opposition ((to));〔異議〕(an) objection ((to))

    反対する oppose; be opposed to; object ((to; that))

    • 彼の計画は仲間の猛烈な反対にあった
    • His plan met with strong opposition from his friends.
    • 人の激しい反対を押し切って
    • over a person's dead body
    • 私は絶対に反対だからね
    • You'll have to do it over my dead body.
    • 彼は妻の強い反対を押し切って投機に手を出した
    • He went in for speculation in spite of his wife's (strong) objections.
    • 反対多数
    • 〔投票で〕The noes have it.
    • 彼に反対した人々は首になった
    • Those who were opposed to him were fired.
    • 我々は戦争に強く反対した
    • We strongly 「objected to [opposed] the war.
    • 彼はその計画に反対である
    • He is against the plan.
  1. 反対運動an opposition movement
    • 原水爆反対運動を起こした
    • They started a movement against atomic and hydrogen bombs.
  1. 反対給付a return service; performance in return; a quid pro quo
  1. 反対語an antonym
  1. 反対者an opponent
  1. 反対色a complementary color
  1. 反対尋問(a) cross-examination
    • 反対尋問をする
    • cross-examine ((a witness))
  1. 反対勢力a counterinfluence; a counterforce
  1. 反対提案a counterproposal
  1. 反対党an opposition party
  1. 反対投票a negative vote
    • 賛成と反対投票
    • the ayes [yeas] and nays
    • 法案に反対投票したのは少数にすぎなかった
    • Only a few voted against the bill.
  1. 反対貿易風an antitrade wind