Opposed vs Incompatible - What's the difference?

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Opposed is a related term of incompatible.


As adjectives the difference between opposed and incompatible

is that opposed is acting in opposition; opposing while incompatible is of two things: that cannot coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.

As a verb opposed

is (oppose).

As a noun incompatible is

(medicine|chemistry|chiefly|in the plural) an incompatible substance; one of a group of things that cannot be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or opposing medicinal qualities.

opposed

English

Adjective

(head)
  • Acting in opposition; opposing.
  • Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (oppose)
  • incompatible

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Of two things: that cannot coexist; not congruous because of differences; irreconcilable; disagreeing.
  • (chemistry) Incapable of being together without mutual reaction or decomposition, as certain medicines.
  • Antonyms

    * compatible

    Derived terms

    * incompatibly * incompatibility

    See also

    * incombinable * uncombinable * ununifiable * antagonistic * antipodal * contrastive

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (medicine, chemistry, chiefly, in the plural) An incompatible substance; one of a group of things that cannot be placed or used together because of a change of chemical composition or opposing medicinal qualities.
  • the incompatibles of iron
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