opposite

opposites

Substantiv
  • "to him the opposite of gay was depressed"

Synonymer

opposite
Person or persons whose stance is opposite to one's own.

Synonymer




opposite

Adjektiv
altogether different in nature or quality or significance
  • "it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest - Charles Reade"
  • "opposite meanings"
  • "the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended"
  • "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"

Synonymer

being directly across from each other; facing towards or away from each other
  • "at opposite poles"
  • "we lived on opposite sides of the street"
  • "And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm - Longfellow"
botanik
of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem
  • "opposite leaves"

Synonymer

the other one of a complementary pair
  • "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
  • "the opposite sex"

opposite

Adverb
  • "they sat opposite at the table"

Synonymer

opposite

Preposition