Located directly across from something else, or from each other.
“She saw him walking on the opposite side of the road.”
Of leaves and flowers, positioned directly across from each other on a stem.
Facing in the other direction.
“They were moving in opposite directions.”
Of either of two complementary or mutually exclusive things.
“He has a lot of success with the opposite sex.”
Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic.
Something opposite or contrary to something else.
“”Up” is the opposite of “down”.”
An additive inverse.
In an opposite position.
“I was on my seat and she stood opposite.”
Facing, or across from.
“He lives opposite the pub.”
In a complementary role to.
“He played opposite Marilyn Monroe.”
On another channel at the same time.
“The game show Just Men! aired opposite The Young and the Restless on CBS.”
Having the order or direction changed, for example turned upside down, reversed or in any other way opposite or contrary.
(of a chord) Having the lowest note transposed an octave higher
(of sugar) Having its polarization changed by hydrolysis; see invert sugar
simple past tense and past participle of invert