What is the
difference between Opposite and Apposite?
What is the difference between Opposite and Apposite? :
) Facing, having a position on the other side of someone / something
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Anita and Sunita sat at opposite ends of the table.
) Facing a specified person or thing
Smoke in coming out of the opposite house.
) Contrary, entirely different
He turned and walked in the opposite direction.
) On the other side of a specified area from someone / something
I sat opposite to her during the meal.
The bank is opposite the post office.
Put the wardrobe in the corner opposite the door.
) (Of actors) taking part in a play, film, etc as the partner of someone
She had always dreamed of appearing opposite Hemadri Dutta.
) Word or thing that is as different as possible from something
Hot and cold are opposites.
Light is the opposite of heavy.
) (Of a remark) very appropriate for a purpose or an occasion
He made an apposite comment on our proposal.
I found her speech wholly apposite to the current political situation in the country.
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