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Antonyms for pro

con-, putterer, dabbler, babe, potterer, Against, fledgling, AGIN, tyro, tinkerer, novitiate, nonexpert, apprentice, anti, novice, layman, tenderfoot, newbie, freshman, in opposition, colt, newcomer, non placet, beginner, greenhorn, cub, Contra, amateur, recruit, rookie, rook, neophyte.

Quotes of pro

  1. I'm pro responsible choice. You know, there is choice to abstain, choice to do contraception. There are all kinds of good choices. – Sharron Angle
  2. The little boy, Spencer Breslin, it was just so great to have a kid on set. He is talented, he's a pro He's been doing this for years, I think he started when he was four or five. – Caroline Dhavernas
  3. I am not anti -American. But I am strongly pro -Canadian. – John G. Diefenbaker
  4. I wasn't a financial pro and I paid the price. – Ruth Handler
  5. The message that President Obama delivered in his speech at Notre Dame was: morality is immoral. Pro -life is the extremist position, not a moral position. Yet we should compromise and work to reduce abortions. Where's the compromise between life and death- and why work to reduce the number of them occurring if there's nothing wrong with them? – Rush Limbaugh
  6. Every little kid that steps on the court or the field has aspirations to go pro I think being a pro basketball player is the best job. The thing I had to realize was that I can't do every dream that I have. – Brian McKnight
  7. No one is pro -abortion. – Barack Obama
  8. Fifteen years ago, while I was temporarily chairing meetings of pro -life leaders, I pleaded with the angry males to say no to interviews, and instead let beautiful pro -life women become the face for the movement. – Marvin Olasky
  9. Francisco Garcia could have been a high draft choice last year, probably in the 20s. He's the best wing player I've ever coached. But he's done it the right way. He knew he had to work on his body to become a good pro When he goes into the pros, he'll be physically ready. – Rick Pitino
  10. People are interested in pro football because it provides them with an emotional oasis; they don't want football to get involved in the same types of court cases, racial problems and legislative issues they encounter in the rest of American life. – Pete Rozelle
  11. Pro football was taking off when I became commissioner, and when a sport's successful and you're its chief executive officer, much of the credit flows to you and you develop a good track record. – Pete Rozelle
  12. My argument has always been that this is not an anti -Bush film, it's a pro -democracy film. And if Bush comes out on the wrong side of democracy, that's his problem. – John Sayles
  13. I don't like telling people where I stand on this, although I'm surprised anybody wonders. I suppose if I say I'm pro -choice, if I make that clear, it let's the audience off the hook, then they can sort of relax. Okay, it's alright he's pro -choice then I can enjoy this. – Todd Solondz
  14. I am very pro law enforcement. – Robert Stack
  15. All I'm asking for is the law that's been on the books for the last 33 years, no public funding for abortion. We are both saying the same thing, pro -life, pro -choice. Let's find the language that works for both of us so we can pass health care. – Bart Stupak

Usage examples for pro

  1. Heinsius proposed pro se ... – The Last Poems of Ovid by Ovid
  2. The pro slavery Democrats were logical and practical; the Abolitionists were equally logical but thoroughly impracticable and unconstitutional, avowed nullifiers and secessionists; the Free- Soilers were illogical, constitutional, and perfectly practical. – Daniel Webster by Henry Cabot Lodge
  3. Mrs. J. F. Smith left Mrs. Schiller's lodgings, declaring that she would stay no longer in a pro German colony; and Aubrey was able at last to get a much- needed bath. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  4. The maid, deftly taking the cue from her mistress pro tem. – The Heather-Moon by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  5. There were, in both lands, pro Germans. – Between You and Me by Sir Harry Lauder
  6. I believe your friend Mifflin is pro German, too. – The Haunted Bookshop by Christopher Morley
  7. Pro secundo, you can't go because I won't allow you to. – St. Peter's Umbrella by Kálmán Mikszáth
  8. What a pro he bragged to himself. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  9. He proceeded to Spain, with the title of Pro consul, and an army of about 11, 000 men, at the head of whom he proceeded to Carthagena; where he knew the enemy kept the greater portion of their cash, their corn, and their captives. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  10. It was discussed pro and con and then finally it was decided to ship the girl off, in Miss Watts's care, for it was evident that she was making herself ill with the humiliation of her failure. – The Cricket by Marjorie Cooke
  11. All change is pro tanto death or pro tanto birth. – Luck or Cunning? by Samuel Butler
  12. She was, however, still powerful by land, and encountered the Carthaginians at Panormus, where the pro consul, L. C. Metellus, gained a decisive victory, by turning the elephants against their owners, and fighting the latter as it were with their own weapons. – The Comic History of Rome by Gilbert Abbott Becket
  13. The Old School in the South became pro slavery and the New School in the North became anti- slavery. – The Anti-Slavery Crusade Volume 28 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Jesse Macy
  14. There were the classes I have just mentioned, by interest and temperament either pro German or honestly neutral. – The World Decision by Robert Herrick
  15. But I hear that he is pro slavery." – Minnie's Sacrifice by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  16. An Englishman was talking to a man suspected of pro Russian sympathies, and pointed out to him the way in which Russians treated their own subjects. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey
  17. In American colleges this degree is honorary, and is conferred pro meritis on those who are distinguished as theologians. – A Collection of College Words and Customs by Benjamin Homer Hall
  18. It was a motley crowd that filled the dreaded pro consul's ante- chamber- men, women and children- all of them too much preoccupied with their own troubles to bestow more than a cursory glance on the stranger who, wrapped in a dark mantle, quietly awaited his turn. – The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel by Baroness Orczy
  19. He turned the subject over in his mind, pro and con. – The Breaking Point by Mary Roberts Rinehart

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