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1. opposite (noun)
two words that express opposing concepts; "to him the opposite of gay was depressed"
2. opposite (noun)
a contestant that you are matched against
3. opposite (noun)
a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
4. opposite (noun)
something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
Also known as: inverse
5. opposite (adj)
of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"
Also known as: paired
botany / phytology
6. opposite (s)
characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"
7. opposite (s)
altogether different in nature or quality or significance; "the medicine''s effect was opposite to that intended"; "it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest"- Charles Reade
8. opposite (s)
the other one of a complementary pair; "the opposite sex"; "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
9. opposite (s)
being directly across from each other; facing; "And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm"- Longfellow; "we lived on opposite sides of the street"; "at opposite poles"
10. opposite (s)
moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
11. opposite (adv/adj)
directly facing each other; "the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table"; "lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street"; "they sat opposite at the table"
Also known as: face-to-face