Definition - opposite

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opposite
  1. the other one of a complementary pair; "the opposite sex"; "the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
  2. 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"
  3. moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
  4. 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"
  5. 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'"
  6. a contestant that you are matched against
  7. a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
  8. of lea

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