Progression vs Oppose - What's the difference?

progression | oppose |

As a noun progression

is the act of moving from one thing to another.

As a verb oppose is

to attempt to stop the progression of.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?



(en noun)
  • The act of moving from one thing to another.
  • The act of moving forward; a proceeding in a course; motion onward.
  • (mathematics) A sequence obtained by adding or multiplying each term by a constant.
  • Synonyms

    * (mathematics) sequence

    Derived terms

    * arithmetic progression * geometric progression




  • To attempt to stop the progression of; to resist or antagonize by physical means, or by arguments, etc.; to contend against; to confront; to resist; to withstand.
  • to oppose''' the king in battle; to '''oppose a bill in Congress
    There is still time to oppose this plan.
  • To object to.
  • Many religious leaders oppose cloning humans.
  • To present or set up in opposition; to pose.
  • They are opposed to any form of hierarchy.
  • * John Locke
  • I may oppose my single opinion to his.
  • * 1839 , Philip Meadows Taylor, Confessions of a Thug
  • [T]hree walls had been left standing, with large intervals between each; and they would certainly oppose a most formidable interruption to an invader.
  • To place in front of, or over against; to set opposite; to exhibit.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Her grace sat down / In a rich chair of state; opposing freely / The beauty of her person to the people.
  • To compete with; to strive against.
  • to oppose a rival for a prize
  • * Shakespeare
  • I am too weak / To oppose your cunning.




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