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Main Entry: 1opĚpoĚsite
Pronunciation: äp--zt, äp-st
Function: adjective 1 a: being at the other end, side, or corner <lived on opposite sides of the street> <the opposite sides of a rectangle> b: being one of two angles of a four-sided figure (as a square or parallelogram) that are not next to each other 2 a: being in a position to oppose or cancel out <opposite sides of the question> b: as different as possible : CONTRARY <reached opposite conclusions> <went off in opposite directions> 3: being the other of a matching or contrasting pair <the opposite sex> - opĚpoĚsiteĚlyadverb - opĚpoĚsiteĚnessnoun