Definition of Opposite

  • (a.) Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; -- often with to; as, a house opposite to the Exchange.
  • (a.) Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme.
  • (a.) Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic.
  • (a.) Set over against each other, but separated by the whole diameter of the stem, as two leaves at the same node.
  • (a.) Placed directly in front of another part or organ, as a stamen which stands before a petal.
  • (n.) One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist.
  • (n.) That which is opposed or contrary; as, sweetness and its opposite.

Antonyms of Opposite

Homophones of Opposite

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