8 Letters
4 Consonants
4 Vowels
3 Syllables
Types Of Speech
You can use opposite as a article, noun, adverb or as a adjective satellite in a sentence.
About Opposite
A 3 syllables article and 8 letters with the letters e, i, o, p, s, and t, 4 consonants, 4 vowels and 3 syllables with the middle letters os. Opposite starts with and ends with a vowel with the starting letters o, op, opp, oppo, oppos, and the ending characters are e, te, ite, site, osite, . Opposite is also a double consonant (pp) word. View the double consonant words list.
Definition
Two words that express opposing concepts; "to him the opposite of gay was depressed"
Origin/Roots
Latin
School Grade
Opposite is set as a sat word that starts with o, ends with e, 3 syllables, 4 vowels and 8 letters.
Pig Latin
Opposite in Pig Latin is said as "oppositeay or oppositeway".
Unigram
o | p | p | o | s | i | t | e
Bigram
op | pp | po | os | si | it | te
Trigram
opp | ppo | pos | osi | sit | ite
Quadrigram
oppo | ppos | posi | osit | site
Word Gram
Noun Examples
two words that express opposing concepts;
"to him the opposite of gay was depressed"
a contestant that you are matched against
a relation of direct opposition;
"we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
something inverted in sequence or character or effect;
"when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
Article Examples
of leaves etc;
growing in pairs on either side of a stem;
"opposite leaves"
Adjective Satellite Examples
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"
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
the other one of a complementary pair;
"the opposite sex";
"the two chess kings are set up on squares of opposite colors"
being directly across from each other;
facing;
"And I on the opposite shore will be, ready to ride and spread the alarm"- Longfellow;
"we lived on opposite sides of the street";
"at opposite poles"
moving or facing away from each other;
"looking in opposite directions";
"they went in opposite directions"
Adverb Examples
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"

Synonyms (Cognitive Synonyms) For "Opposite"

There are 286 synonyms available. These are cognitive relationship words which is to say they have a similar meaning, mean the same thing, or have close definition and relationship to opposite.

SynonymDefinition
Abhorrentoffensive to the mind
"an abhorrent deed"
"the obscene massacre at Wounded Knee"
"morally repugnant customs"
"repulsive behavior"
"the most repulsive character in recent novels"
Acrossplaced crosswise
"spoken with a straight face but crossed fingers"
"crossed forks"
"seated with arms across"
Adversarysomeone who offers opposition
Adversativeexpressing antithesis or opposition
"the adversative conjunction `but'' in `poor but happy''"
Adversein an opposing direction
"adverse currents"
"a contrary wind"
Adversive
Against
Aliena form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
Antagonista drug that neutralizes or counteracts the effects of another drug
Antagonisticopposing or neutralizing or mitigating an effect by contrary action

View all cognitive synonyms for Opposite

Anagrams

There are 1 anagrams from opposite.

Anagram Definition
Oppositetwo words that express opposing concepts
"to him the opposite of gay was depressed"

View English words with the unique letters used in opposite. Words With The Letters Eiopst

Hypernyms

Opposite has 1 hypernyms.

Word Definition
Worda unit of language that native speakers can identify
"words are the blocks from which sentences are made"
"he hardly said ten words all morning"

Hyponyms

There are 2 hyponyms for opposite

Word Definition
Direct Antonym
Indirect Antonym





     

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