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.
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.