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Opposite — synonyms, opposite antonyms, definition

1. opposite (o)

7 synonyms
against contra facing fronting opposing toward versus

2. opposite (a)

43 synonyms
abreast adversary adverse against altered antagonistic changed conflicting confronting contradictory contrary contrasting converse corollary counter diametrical different differing disparate dissimilar • • •

3. opposite (Noun)

13 synonyms
antipode antonym contradiction difference disparity incongruity inconsistency opponent opposite word opposition paradox reverse variance
4 definitions

opposite (Noun) — A word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other. ex. "to him the opposite of 'gay' was 'depressed'"

opposite (Noun) — A relation of direct opposition. ex. "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the opposite was true"

opposite (Noun) — A contestant that you are matched against.

opposite (Noun) — Something inverted in sequence, character or effect. ex. "when the direct approach failed he tried the opposite"

4 types of
contestant oppositeness opposition word
5 types
additive inverse direct antonym indirect antonym multiplicative inverse reciprocal

4. opposite (a/n)

7 synonyms
altered changed contrary distinct divergent special variant

5. opposite (Adjective)

3 synonyms
diametric paired polar
1 antonym
6 definitions

opposite (Adjective) — Being directly across from each other; facing. ex. "And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm" ex. "we lived on opposite sides of the street" ex. "at opposite poles"

opposite (Adjective) — (botany) of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem. ex. "opposite leaves"

opposite (Adjective) — Moving or facing away from each other. ex. "looking in opposite directions" ex. "they went in opposite directions"

opposite (Adjective) — The other one of a complementary pair. ex. "the opposite sex" ex. "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colours"

opposite (Adjective) — Altogether different in nature, quality or significance. ex. "the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended" ex. "it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest"

opposite (Adjective) — Characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed. ex. "opposite points of view"

6. opposite (Adverb)

1 synonym
1 definition

opposite (Adverb) — Directly facing each other. ex. "they sat opposite at the table"