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oppose +‎ -al


opposal (countable and uncountable, plural opposals)

  1. (archaic) opposition
    • a. 1682, Sir Thomas Herbert, 1st Baronet, Memoirs of the Last Two Years of the Reign of King Charles, published 1702.
      for some Weeks there was no Prohibition, any that were desirous to see his Majesty might without Opposal...

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for opposal in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)