Latin definition for: adversus


  • type: takes an accusative object


  1. contrary to
  2. face to face, in presence of
  3. facing, opposite, against, towards
  • Age: In use throughout the ages/unknown
  • Area: All or none
  • Geography: All or none
  • Frequency: Very frequent, in all Elementry Latin books, top 1000+ words
  • Source: “Oxford Latin Dictionary”, 1982 (OLD)

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