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Definition of opposite:

  1. Standing in front; adverse; contrary; growing in pairs, opposed at the same level.
  2. That which is opposed.

Google Ngram Viewer results for opposite:

This graph shows how "opposite" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for opposite:

  1. But only a week ago you were saying the opposite. "Night and Day" , Virginia Woolf.
  2. But the very opposite had happened. "The Beautiful Wretch; The Pupil of Aurelius; and The Four Macnicols" , William Black.
  3. Sometimes he said one thing, and sometimes the directly opposite. "Luck or Cunning?" , Samuel Butler.

Quotes for opposite:

  1. Some artists shrink from self -awareness, fearing that it will destroy their unique gifts and even their desire to create. The truth of the matter is quite opposite. - James Broughton
  2. Children in a family are like flowers in a bouquet: there's always one determined to face in an opposite direction from the way the arranger desires. - Marcelene Cox
  3. In science one tries to tell people, in such a way as to be understood by everyone, something that no one ever knew before. But in poetry, it's the exact opposite. - Paul Dirac
  4. In the beginning, people think vulnerability will make you weak, but it does the opposite. It shows you're strong enough to care. - Victoria Pratt
  5. We have actors from other films, from 'Baywatch,' and so on, and these people are looking exactly the opposite of what they are. The transformations were so smooth, and so funny to watch, it was unbelievable. - Joe Viterelli

Idioms for opposite:

  1. be different/ opposite sides of the same coin, at be two sides of the same coin
  2. opposite sex
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