What is the difference between Apposite and Opposite?




What is the difference between Apposite and Opposite? :


Apposite :

(
1 ) Very appropriate for a purpose or an occasion

I found his speech wholly appropriate to the current debate.

He comments were entirely apposite to the subject under discussion.



Opposite :

(
1 ) Having a position on the other side of something / someone

His house is on the opposite side of the road.

She entered the room through the opposite door.


(
2 ) Facing a specified person / thing

I asked the man opposite if he could open the door.


(
3 ) Entirely different – contrary

They were traveling in opposite directions.











What is the difference between Apposite and Opposite? To HOME PAGE