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Synonyms for oppositeˈɒp ə zɪt, -sɪt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. antonym, opposite word, opposite(noun)

    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:
    inverse, reverse, antonym, opposite word, contrary, opposite, opposition, opponent

    Antonyms:
    alternate, same

  2. reverse, contrary, opposite(noun)

    a relation of direct opposition

    Synonyms:
    reversal, turnabout, turnaround, setback, opposite, black eye, opposite word, reverse, verso, contrary, inverse, blow, antonym, opposition, opponent, reversion, reverse gear

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  3. opposition, opponent, opposite(noun)

    a contestant that you are matched against

    Synonyms:
    foe, opposite, contrary, confrontation, enemy, opposer, resistance, foeman, antagonist, opponent, reverse, adversary, opposition, inverse, opposite word, antonym, resister, oppositeness

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  4. inverse, opposite(adj)

    something inverted in sequence or character or effect

    Synonyms:
    inverse, reverse, antonym, opposite word, contrary, opposite, opposition, opponent

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  5. opposite(adj)

    being directly across from each other; facing

    Synonyms:
    diametric, diametrical, paired, polar

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  6. opposite, paired(adj)

    of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem

    Synonyms:
    mated, diametric, diametrical, opposite, paired, polar

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  7. opposite(adj)

    moving or facing away from each other

    Synonyms:
    diametric, diametrical, paired, polar

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  8. opposite(adj)

    the other one of a complementary pair

    Synonyms:
    diametric, diametrical, paired, polar

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  9. opposite(adj)

    altogether different in nature or quality or significance

    Synonyms:
    diametric, diametrical, paired, polar

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  10. diametric, diametrical, opposite, polar(adverb)

    characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed

    Synonyms:
    paired, polar, glacial, diametral, frigid, gelid, pivotal, opposite, diametrical, icy, arctic, diametric

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

  11. face-to-face, opposite(adverb)

    directly facing each other

    Synonyms:
    face-to-face, opposite

    Antonyms:
    same, alternate

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. opposite(a.)

    Synonyms:
    facing, over against

  2. opposite(a.)

    Synonyms:
    contrary, repugnant, diverse, unlike, incompatible, inconsistent

  3. opposite(a.)

    Synonyms:
    adverse, opposed, opposing, antagonistic, hostile, inimical


Translations for opposite

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • على العكس, آخر, ضد, مقابلArabic
  • супрацьле́глыBelarusian
  • противополо́женBulgarian
  • contrari, oposatCatalan, Valencian
  • protilehlý, opak, opačný, protiklad, proti, druhý, naprotiCzech
  • cyferbynWelsh
  • over for, modsatDanish
  • andere, entgegengesetzt, gegenüber, gegenüberliegend, GegenteilGerman
  • απέναντι, αντώνυμοGreek
  • opuestoSpanish
  • ضد, درمقابلPersian
  • vastapäinen, opponentti, vastapäätä, vastaväittäjä, vastanäyttelijänä, vastustaja, vastakohta, antonyymi, vastakkainenFinnish
  • adversaire, contraire, en face, opposé, en face deFrench
  • urchomhaireach, ar aghaidhIrish
  • fa chomhairScottish Gaelic
  • ממולHebrew
  • सामनेHindi
  • ellentétes, túlsó, szembenlevőHungarian
  • opposta, oppostoItalian
  • 反対, 向かい側, あべこべ, 逆くJapanese
  • 반대Korean
  • GéigendeelLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • വിപരീതം, എതിർMalayalam
  • tegenstander, tegenovergestelde, tegenovergesteld, tegenoverliggend, tegenoverDutch
  • motsattNorwegian
  • sprzeczność, przeciwny, przeciwnik, przeciwieństwo, przeciwniczka, naprzeciwko, przeciwległyPolish
  • antónimo, oposto, na frente dePortuguese
  • opusă, opusRomanian
  • противополо́жный, напротивRussian
  • विपरीतम्Sanskrit
  • suprotan, супротанSerbo-Croatian
  • protiľahlýSlovak
  • mittemot, motsatt, motsatsSwedish
  • వ్యతిరేకి, వ్యతిరేకం, వ్యతిరేక పదంTelugu
  • zıt, karşıTurkish
  • протиле́жнийUkrainian
  • سامنےUrdu

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