What is the
difference between Opposite and Apposite?
What is the difference between Opposite and Apposite? :
Opposite : (adjective)
( 1 ) 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.
( 2 ) Facing a specified person or thing
Smoke in coming out of the opposite house.
( 3 ) Contrary, entirely different
He turned and walked in the opposite direction.
Opposite : (preposition)
( 1 ) 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.
( 2 ) (Of actors) taking part in a play, film, etc as the partner of someone
She had always dreamed of appearing opposite Hemadri Dutta.
Opposite : (noun)
( 1 ) Word or thing that is as different as possible from something
Hot and cold are opposites.
Light is the opposite of heavy.
( 1 ) (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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