Rival and Supporter


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Rival noun – One that takes a position opposite another in a competition or conflict.
Usage example: the boxer's toughest rival thus far

Supporter is an antonym for rival in opponent topic.
Nearby Words: rivalry, rivaled, rivaling, rivalled
Antonyms for Rival


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Supporter noun – A person who actively supports or favors a cause.
Usage example: President Lyndon B. Johnson was a strong supporter of civil rights

Rival is an antonym for supporter.
Nearby Words: support, supported, supporting, supportive, supportable
Antonyms for Supporter
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How words are described

female female rival female supporter
best best rival best supporter
dead dead rival dead supporter
prominent prominent rival prominent supporter
Other adjectives: strong, powerful, big, great, main, social, famous, major, chief, former, military, mysterious, closest, longtime, lifelong, biggest, strongest.

Both words in one sentence

  • Even his former supporter turned bitter rival Steave Boston admires his intellect and planning ability.
  • Film / Agora Hollywood History: There was no second Great Library, Hypatia was killed because she was a supporter of a rival politician instead of for religious reasons, and her side wasn't nearly so blameless, either.
    Source: Film / Agora
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