Synonyms of opposite in English:

opposite


See definition of opposite

adjective

1‘she and Alice sat opposite each other’

SYNONYMS

facing, face to face with, across from

informal eyeball to eyeball with

archaic fronting

2‘the drawing on the opposite page’

SYNONYMS

facing, opposing

3‘other authors have expressed opposite views’

SYNONYMS

conflicting, contrasting, incompatible, irreconcilable, inconsistent, antithetical, converse, contradictory, clashing, contrary, at variance, at odds, different, differing, divergent, dissimilar, unlike, unalike, disagreeing, opposed, opposing, poles apart, polar, obverse

rare oppugnant

ANTONYMS

same, identical, like

4‘opposite sides in a war’

SYNONYMS

rival, opposing, combatant, enemy, antagonistic

ANTONYMS

allied


noun

1‘forecasters expected it to be a year of recovery—in fact the opposite was true’

SYNONYMS

reverse, converse, antithesis, contrary, inverse, obverse, contradiction

the other extreme, the other side of the coin

per contra

informal flip side

rare antipode, antipodes