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1. opposite

adjective. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] being directly across from each other; facing.

Antonyms

  • like

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Opposite

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  • exquisite
  • lanzet
  • opposite
  • posit
  • prerequisite
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  • visit

How do you spell opposite? Is it opposit ?

A common misspelling of opposite is opposit

Example sentences of the word opposite


1. Noun, singular or mass
Vertical consolidation is the opposite of out-sourcing.

2. Adjective
Take one corner and fold it across to the opposite corner.

Quotes containing the word opposite


1. The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.
- Elie Wiesel

2. It is true that power corrupts. The hope at the polling stations and the actions of the elected representatives, unfortunately, often turn to be opposite. The power of ballot turns into the power of wallet. Some law-makers become law-breakers.
- Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj

3. The comic is the perception of the opposite; humor is the feeling of it.
- Umberto Eco

2. opposite

adjective. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem.

Antonyms

  • nonreciprocal

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

3. opposite

adjective. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] moving or facing away from each other.

Antonyms

  • similar

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

4. opposite

adjective. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] altogether different in nature or quality or significance.

Antonyms

  • antonym

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

5. opposite

adjective. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] the other one of a complementary pair.

Antonyms

  • categorem

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

6. opposite

noun. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other.

Synonyms

  • direct antonym
  • opposite word
  • antonym
  • indirect antonym

Antonyms

  • sameness
  • usual
  • hot
  • equatorial

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

7. opposite

noun. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] a contestant that you are matched against.

Synonyms

  • opposition
  • opponent

Antonyms

  • uncharged
  • synchronise
  • falsify

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

8. opposite

adjective. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed.

Synonyms

  • different
  • diametrical
  • polar

Antonyms

  • direct
  • agonist
  • forward
  • categoreme

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

9. opposite

noun. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] a relation of direct opposition.

Synonyms

  • contrary
  • oppositeness
  • opposition

Antonyms

  • synchronize
  • consecrate
  • correct
  • head

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)

10. opposite

noun. ['ˈɑːpəzɪt'] something inverted in sequence or character or effect.

Synonyms

  • reciprocal
  • multiplicative inverse
  • oppositeness
  • opposition
  • inverse

Antonyms

  • obedient
  • favorable
  • synonymous
  • winner

Etymology

  • oppositus (Latin)
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