Definition - opposite

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opposite
  1. moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
  2. 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"
  3. 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'"
  4. a contestant that you are matched against
  5. a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
  6. something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
  7. of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; "opposite leaves"
  8. characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of vie