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Nounopposition has 8 senses
resistance, opposition - the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; "he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens"; "despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead" --1is a kind ofaction --1has particulars: lockout; reaction; anti-takeover defense
confrontation, opposition - the act of opposing groups confronting each other; "the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions"; "the invaders encountered stiff opposition" --3is a kind ofresistance --3has particulars: strikebreaking