Opposite is someone or something that is the reverse of something else.(noun)
An example of opposite is black, as compared to white.
The definition of opposite is something or someone who is across from you or who is on a different side as you are.(adjective)
See opposite in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr < L oppositus, pp. of opponere: see opponent
See opposite in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin oppositus
Origin: , past participle of oppōnere, oppose; see oppose.
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