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General dictionaries General (29 matching dictionaries)
  1. opposite, opposite: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  2. opposite: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  3. opposite: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. opposite: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. opposite, opposite, opposite, opposite: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. opposite: Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary, 11th Edition [home, info]
  7. opposite: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Opposite: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. opposite: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. opposite: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  11. opposite: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  12. opposite: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  13. opposite: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  14. opposite: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  15. opposite: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  16. opposite: Cambridge International Dictionary of Idioms [home, info]
  17. Opposite (botany), Opposite (leaf), Opposite (mathematics), Opposite (semantics), Opposite (song), Opposite, The Opposite: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Opposite: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. opposite: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. opposite: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. opposite: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. opposite: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. opposite: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  24. opposite: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  25. opposite: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  26. opposite: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  27. opposite: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (1 matching dictionary)
  1. OPPOSITE: Shakespeare Glossary [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (1 matching dictionary)
  1. opposite: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Opposite (mathematics), opposite: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. opposite: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. opposite: Idioms [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (6 matching dictionaries)
  1. opposite: Glossary of Common Tree Terms [home, info]
  2. opposite: Botanical Terms [home, info]
  3. OPPOSITE: GreenWeb Gardening Glossary [home, info]
  4. opposite: MATH SPOKEN HERE! [home, info]
  5. opposite: Flora of New South Wales [home, info]
  6. opposite, opposite: PlanetMath Encyclopedia [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (opposite)

noun:  something inverted in sequence or character or effect
noun:  two words that express opposing concepts ("To him the opposite of gay was depressed")
noun:  a contestant that you are matched against
noun:  a relation of direct opposition
adjective:  of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem ("Opposite leaves")
adjective:  altogether different in nature or quality or significance ("The medicine's effect was opposite to that intended")
adjective:  the other one of a complementary pair ("The opposite sex")
adjective:  being directly across from each other; facing ("And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm- Longfellow")
adjective:  moving or facing away from each other ("Looking in opposite directions")
adjective:  characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed ("Diametrical (or opposite) points of view")
adverb:  directly facing each other ("They sat opposite at the table")

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Phrases that include opposite:   opposite side, polar opposite, diametrically opposed opposite, adding the opposite, hold opposite views, more...

Words similar to opposite:   inverse, reverse, antonym, contrary, diametric, diametrical, face-to-face, opponent, oppositely, oppositeness, opposition, paired, polar, opposite word, more...

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