opposite

  1. two words that express opposing concepts
  2. a contestant that you are matched against
  3. something inverted in sequence or character or effect

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Opposite

• (a.) Placed directly in front of another part or organ, as a stamen which stands before a petal. • (n.) One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist. • (a.) Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme. • (a.) Placed over against; standing or situated over ag...
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opposite

(as adjective) leaves or flowers borne at the same level but on opposite sides of the axis; or (as verb) when something occurs on the same radius as something else, for example anthers opposite sepals; compare alternate.
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_botanical_terms

opposite

1. Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; often with to; as, a house opposite to the Exchange. ... 2. Applied to the other of two things which are entirely different; other; as, the opposite sex; the opposite extreme. ... 3. Extremely different; inconsistent; contrary; repugnant; antagonistic. 'Novels, by which ...
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973

Opposite

2 or 3 leaves that are directly across from each other on the same twig.
Found on http://www.butler.edu/herbarium/treeid/treeglossary.html

opposite

adverb directly facing each other; `the two photographs lay face-to-face on the table`; `lived all their lives in houses face-to-face across the street`; `they sat opposite at the table`
Found on https://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20974

opposite

adjective the other one of a complementary pair; `the opposite sex`; `the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors`
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Opposite

[semantics] In lexical semantics, opposites are words that lie in an inherently incompatible binary relationship as in the opposite pairs big : small, long : short, and precede : follow. The notion of incompatibility here refers to the fact that one word in an opposite pair entails that it is not the other pair member. For example, somethin...
Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Opposite_(semantics)

Opposite

Op'po·site adjective [ French, from Latin oppositus , past participle of opponere . See Opponent .] 1. Placed over against; standing or situated over against or in front; facing; -- often with to ; as, a house opposite to the Exchange. 2. Applied t...
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Opposite

Op'po·site noun 1. One who opposes; an opponent; an antagonist. [ Obsolete] « The opposites of this day's strife.» Shak. 2. That which is opposed or contrary; as, sweetness and its opposite . « The virtuous man meets with more opposites
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/O/26

opposite

a directly contrary relation
Found on https://www.vocabulary.com/lists/2131946

Opposite

An arrangement of leaves or buds on a stem in which the leaves emerge from the stem in opposing pair.
Found on http://beebetter.info/2016/07/garden-glossary/

Opposite

An arrangement of leaves or buds on a stem in which the leaves emerge from the stem in opposing pair.
Found on http://gardeningwithconfidence.com/blog/2013/03/21/garden-glossary/

opposite

Arising on opposite sides but at the same level.
Found on http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/cd-keys/orchidkey/html/glossary.html

Opposite

Buds, leaves and stems occurring in pairs at node.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21081

opposite

describing leaves or other organs which are borne at the same level but on opposite sides of the stem; of floral parts, on the same radius. cf. alternate
Found on http://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/help/glossary

Opposite

describing leaves that are situated in pairs at each node along an axis
Found on http://www.calflora.net/botanicalnames/botanicalterms.html

Opposite

describing leaves that are situated in pairs at each node along an axis
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21767

Opposite

Growing two to a node on opposite sides.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20901

Opposite

In reference to leaves: forming a pair opposite each other on the stem.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22038

Opposite

Leaf arrangement in which leaves arise in pairs at each node; not alternate or whorled.
Found on http://www.2shoptrees.com/treeglossary.htm

Opposite

Leaf arrangement in which leaves arise in pairs at each node; not alternate or whorled.
Found on http://www.naturehills.com/plant_glossary.xhtml

Opposite

Leaves or buds that are borne in pairs along the stem. Compare alternate.
Found on http://www.pcmg-texas.org/glossary_gardening_landscaping.htm

Opposite

Leaves which are placed along a stem in pairs, one on each side.
Found on http://www-saps.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/trees/glossary.htm

opposite

opposite 1. Placed or located directly across from something else or from each other: opposite sides of a building. 2. Facing the other way; moving or tending away from each other: opposite directions. 3. Being the other of two complementary or mutually exclusive things.
Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/1725/6
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