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Opposite (IPA: /ˈɑpəzət/, /ˈɑpzət/)


Opposite (a.)

Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; -- often with to; as, a house opposite to the Exchange.

Opposite (a.)

Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme.

Opposite (a.)

Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic.

Opposite (a.)

Set over against each other, but separated by the whole diameter of the stem, as two leaves at the same node.

Opposite (a.)

Placed directly in front of another part or organ, as a stamen which stands before a petal.

Opposite (n.)

One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist.

Opposite (n.)

That which is opposed or contrary; as, sweetness and its opposite.

Opposite

Item with an opposing, negative, or inverse quality to a given item which shares its other qualities, or the relationship between such a pair of items

Opposite

2013 single by Biffy Clyro

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Painting by Riduan Tomkins

Example Sentence (Quote)

"A feather will weigh down a scale when there is nothing in the opposite one." - Thomas Robert Malthus

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it." - Quotations

Example Sentence (Quote)

"An epic tale of crime and obsession and two men on opposite sides of the law." - Heat (1995 film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"As if there could be true stories: things happen in one way, and we retell them in the opposite way." - Jean-Paul Sartre

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Clarke's Fourth Law: For every expert there is an equal and opposite expert." - Arthur C. Clarke


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