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opposite

opposite as in 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"

Synonyms

  • face-to-facein each other's presence; within each other's presence; directly facing each other
  • face to faceinvolving close contact; directly facing each other; within each other's presence
opposite as in a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
  • "to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'"

Synonyms

  • antonyma word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
  • opposite worda word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
opposite as in a relation of direct opposition
  • "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"

Synonyms

  • reversedirected or moving toward the rear; of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle; reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect ; change to the contrary; turn inside out or upside down ; rule against; cancel officially; reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of; a relation of direct opposition; the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed ; an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design ; (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction ; turning in the opposite direction
  • contrarya relation of direct opposition; exact opposition; a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false ; very opposed in nature or character or purpose; of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false; resistant to guidance or discipline; in an opposing direction
opposite as in a contestant that you are matched against

    Synonyms

    • oppositionthe action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with; the relation between opposed entities ; the act of hostile groups opposing each other; a contestant that you are matched against ; a body of people united in opposing something ; a direction opposite to another ; an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force); the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
    • opponentcharacterized by active hostility; a contestant that you are matched against ; someone who offers opposition
    opposite as in something inverted in sequence or character or effect
    • "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"

    Synonyms

    • inversesomething inverted in sequence or character or effect; reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect ; opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
    opposite as in 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"
    opposite as in of leaves etc
    • "growing in pairs on either side of a stem"
    • "opposite leaves"

    Synonyms

    • pairedoccurring in pairs or as a pair; of leaves etc; mated sexually
    opposite as in moving or facing away from each other
    • "looking in opposite directions"
    • "they went in opposite directions"
    opposite as in the other one of a complementary pair
    • "the opposite sex"
    • "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
    opposite as in 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"
    opposite as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • diametricrelated to or along a diameter; characterized by opposite extremes
    • diametricalrelated to or along a diameter; characterized by opposite extremes
    • polarhaving a pair of equal and opposite charges ; characterized by opposite extremes; located at or near or coming from the earth's poles; of or existing at or near a geographical pole or within the Arctic or Antarctic Circles; extremely cold; being of crucial importance