against

Definition

preposition
  1. in view of the fact that something else is owed or has been pledged
    ExamplesCan I have an advance against next month's salary? • The bank advanced him £10,000 against the security of his house.
  2. compared with

"...investment can be written off against the marginal rate of tax" [Investors Chronicle]

Use against in a sentence

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