Definition As opposed to

English vocabulary and translations (See all our English vocabulary translation)

Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons for free.

Definition

as opposed to: rather than, contrary to, instead of
idiom
-I rather see my friends this weekend. -As opposed to seeing your own mother? Are you saying you would rather see your friends than your mother?

Examples

  • "Susie : As opposed to killing children."

Still having difficulties with 'As opposed to'? Want to improve your English? Try our online English lessons and receive a free level assessment.


Do you have smart way of remembering 'As opposed to'? Share it with us!