AD'VERSARY, n. See Adverse.
1. An enemy or foe; one who has enmity at heart.
The Lord shall take vengeance on his adversaries. Nah. 1.
In scripture, Satan is called THE adversary, by way of eminence. 1Peter 5.
2. An opponent or antagonist, as in a suit at law, or in single combat; an opposing litigant.
AD'VERSARY, a. Opposed; opposite to; adverse. In law, having an opposing party, as an adversary suit; in distinction from an application, in law or equity, to which no opposition is made.