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opposite

op·po·site

opposite

 
 
pronunciation:
a p siht
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, preposition
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: located at or on the sides across from each other; facing.
I moved my bed to the opposite side of the room.
synonyms:
facing
similar words:
on the contrary
definition 2: as different as possible.
He and his father always seem to have opposite opinions.
synonyms:
contrary
antonyms:
identical, same
similar words:
conflicting, contradictory, contrasting, other, reverse
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a person or thing that is completely different from another.
My sister and I are opposites in looks, tastes, and interests.Up and down are opposites.
similar words:
contrary
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: across from; facing.
They are building their house opposite mine.
similar words:
across from
derivations: oppositely (adv.), oppositeness (n.)
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