Meaning: 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"
Meaning: of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"
Meaning: moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
Meaning: the other one of a complementary pair; "the opposite sex"; "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
Meaning: 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
diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar
Meaning: 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"
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antonym, opposite_word, opposite
Meaning: 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'"
reverse, contrary, opposite
Meaning: a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
opposition, opponent, opposite
Meaning: a contestant that you are matched against
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Meaning: 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"
It is just the opposite.
The opposite wicket was deserted.
Tarzan squatted on the opposite side.
"The bathrooms are exactly opposite."
Swooning, I staggered to the opposite wall.
White, naturally, for that is the opposite of black.
It struck me that it was quite the opposite," laughed Tad.
Once out of the gate, leave the forest by the opposite side.
"You've just been praying for the opposite to me out of spite.
Opposite him sat a small girl in a pink and white checked frock.