Definitions for "opposite"
Keywords:  twig, stem, whorl, stamen, buds
Set over against each other, but separated by the whole diameter of the stem, as two leaves at the same node.
Placed directly in front of another part or organ, as a stamen which stands before a petal.
Arranged along a twig or shoot in pairs, with one on each side.
Situated on the other end of an imaginary line passing through or near the middle of an intervening space or object; -- of one object with respect to another; as, the office is on the opposite side of town; -- also used both to describe two objects with respect to each other; as, the stores were on opposite ends of the mall.
Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic.
One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist.
something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
The additive opposite of b is -b. The additive opposite of -b is b.
The result of taking a number and changing its sign (e.g., the opposite of 5 is –5, the opposite of –12 is –(–12) or 12; a number and its opposite are equidistant from zero in a number line, but on opposite sides of zero.(See additive inverse)
characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed; "in diametric contradiction to his claims"; "diametrical (or opposite) points of view"; "opposite meanings"; "extreme and indefensible polar positions"
Keywords:  plaza, stood, concert, hall, theater
Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; -- often with to; as, a house opposite to the Exchange; the concert hall and the state theater stood opposite each other on the plaza.
altogether different in nature or quality or significance; "the medicine's effect was opposite to that intended"; "it is said that opposite characters make a union happiest"- Charles Reade
Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme; antonyms have opposite meanings.
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'"
Keywords:  went, sue, direct, face, thought
en face Asking for directions
a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
moving or facing away from each other; "looking in opposite directions"; "they went in opposite directions"
Keywords:  contestant, matched, you
a contestant that you are matched against
an action that interferes with you getting what you are fighting for
Keywords:  sign, examples, number
The opposite of a number is the number with the opposite sign. Examples: The opposite of 3 is -3. The opposite of -5 is 5. The opposite of n is -n. The opposite of -2 is -(-2) = 2.