Definitions For Opposite


  • A word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
  • A contestant that you are matched against
  • A relation of direct opposition
  • Something inverted in sequence or character or effect


  • Of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem


  • Characterized by opposite extremes; completely opposed
  • Altogether different in nature or quality or significance
  • The other one of a complementary pair
  • Being directly across from each other; facing
  • Moving or facing away from each other


  • Directly facing each other


  • Someone or something that is completely different from someone or something else
  • A word with a meaning that is completely different from the meaning of another word
  • On the other side of someone or something : across from someone or something

Is Opposite a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Opposite is worth 12 points in Scrabble and 14 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Opposite in a Sentence

  • The two boys lived on opposite sides of the street.
  • The opposite bank of the river
  • Fold the bottom right corner of the paper over to the opposite corner.
  • “Wet” is the opposite of “dry.”
  • The terms “black” and “white” are opposites.
  • I sat down and he sat opposite.
  • She lives in the house opposite ours.
  • The school is opposite a park.
  • I played opposite the best player in the league.

Synonyms for Opposite

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