Just a few pages apart, the editors published two articles that seem to be pointing in opposite directions.
Indeed, almost everything in My Struggle eventually turns into its opposite.
Toward the back of the dance floor, Britney Spears and Gaga were sitting in opposite booths.
So, of course, Snooki and her big-breasted partner in crime, JWoww, did the opposite.
Which means that the definition of the opposite of meditation might be: “to be a toddler.”
Turning his head quickly, he saw two men on the opposite side of the road.
He had an invitation to the opposite coast which he thought he would accept.
He would start from the opposite side and get the help of the current.
Therefore, two men of strong beliefs were set on opposite sides of the fence.
I do not believe in denying its force, or running away in an opposite direction.
late 14c., "placed on the other side of (something)," from Old French oposite "opposite, contrary" (13c.), from Latin oppositus "standing against, opposed, opposite," past participle of opponere "set against" (see opponent). Meaning "contrary in nature or character" is from 1570s. As a noun from late 14c. As a preposition from 1758. As an adverb from 1817. Related: Oppositely.
Arranged as one of a pair on either side of a stem or twig. Maple and ash trees have opposite leaves. Compare alternate.