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