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across from, facing
on or towards an opposite side; contrarily
facing, across from; contrary; reverse; different; antithetical
contrast; something contrary


opposite
\op"po*site\, n.
1. one who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist. [obs.] the opposites of this day's strife.
2. that which is opposed or contrary; as, sweetness and its opposite. the virtuous man meets with more opposites and opponents than any other.
opposite
\op"po*site\ (?), a. [f., fr. l. oppositus, p. p. of opponere. see opponent.] 1. placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; -- often with to; as, a house opposite to the exchange.
2. applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme.
3. extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic. novels, by which the reader is misled into another sort of pieasure opposite to that which is designed in an epic poem. particles of speech have divers, and sometimes almost opposite, significations.
4. (bot.) (a) set over against each other, but separated by the whole diameter of the stem, as two leaves at the same node. (b) placed directly in front of another part or organ, as a stamen which stands before a petal.
opposite
adj
1. 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"
2. (botany) of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves" [syn: paired]
[ant: alternate]

3. moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
4. the other one of a complementary pair; "the opposite sex"; "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
5. 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
6. 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" [syn: diametric, diametrical, polar]
n 1: two words that express opposing concepts; "to him the opposite of gay was depressed" [syn: antonym, opposite word ]
2: a relation of direct opposition; "we thought sue was older than bill but just the reverse was true" [syn: reverse, contrary]
3: a contestant that you are matched against [syn: opposition, opponent]
4: something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse" [syn: inverse]
adv : 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" [syn: face-to-face]









Opposite may refer to:
  • Opposite (semantics), a word that means the reverse of a word
  • In botany opposite is a kind of arrangement of leaves
  • Additive inverse, in mathematics, taking the negative ("opposite") of a number
  • Opposite category or dual category, in category theory
  • An opposite hitter, also an opposite, is a position in volleyball
  • Opposites (album), by Scottish alternative rock band Biffy Clyro, released on 28 January 2013
  • The Opposites, Dutch rap

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Noun
1. two words that express opposing concepts; "to him the opposite of gay was depressed"
(synonym) antonym, opposite word
(hypernym) word
(hyponym) direct antonym
2. a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
(synonym) reverse, contrary
(hypernym) opposition, oppositeness
3. a contestant that you are matched against
(synonym) opposition, opponent
(hypernym) contestant
4. something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
(synonym) inverse
(hypernym) opposition, oppositeness
(hyponym) additive inverse
Adjective
1. 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"
(similar) other
2. of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"
(synonym) paired
(antonym) alternate
(classification) botany, phytology
3. moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
(similar) other
4. the other one of a complementary pair; "the opposite sex"; "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
(similar) other
5. 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
(similar) different
6. 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"
(synonym) diametric, diametrical, polar
(similar) different
Adverb
1. 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"
(synonym) face-to-face


as comhair, faoi, i gcoinne, in aghaidh, in éadan

Cyfer = n. opposite situation Cyferbyn = a. opposite, fronting Cyferyd = n. opposite place Erbyn = n. contrast, opposition, prep. against, opposite Gerwynebol = a. opposite Gerwynebu = v. to place opposite Gorth = n. what stands opposite Gwrth = n. opposition, contrast; prep. against, opposite to Rhac = n. what is opposite; a wrest; a spine; prep. before, from; for Rhagawl = a. opposite, opposing

The tips of the extended index fingers touch before the chest, the right finger pointing left and the left finger pointing right. The fingers then draw apart sharply to either side.

Fear of the opposite sex
Also known as Sexophobia

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

mesyut-, mesyutik

adversary


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Radically different or contrary in action or movement.

Opposite


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