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Adverb
Opposite of used to express one's presence in a given place or location
“It was nowhere to be found, so they gave up.”
Adverb
Opposite of used to indicate the space or movement within an area
“There was nowhere to run.”
Adverb
Opposite of in the region of
“The cupboard is exactly two meters in height.”
Adverb
Opposite of in the opposite direction
“If you keep walking straight, you will not miss it.”
Adverb
Opposite of almost or just about
“All entries have already been lodged.”
Adverb
Opposite of so as to face in the opposite direction
“Look ahead and you will see the beautiful sunset in the distance.”
Adverb
Opposite of almost completely or entirely
Adverb
Opposite of in, or towards, the opposite direction
“He felt light-hearted and elated, and proceeded straight to his friend's house.”
Preposition
Opposite of relating to or concerning
“He continued to spout useless rhetoric despite its irrelevance to the matter.”
Preposition
Opposite of at, near or adjacent to
“The next service station is far from here.”
Preposition
Opposite of in the middle of or preoccupied with
“Let's get off this subject as I am tired of talking about it.”
Preposition
Opposite of with reference to
Preposition
Opposite of approximately or around the time of
Preposition
Opposite of in the vicinity of
“I finish at 5.30 pm so I can meet you anytime after that.”
Preposition
Opposite of within a section of
“We had found the walkway outside of the building with the sloping roof.”
Preposition
Opposite of to the other side of
“Jay had miraculously emerged from a 12-foot fall completely unscathed.”
Preposition
Opposite of dealing with the subject of
“The student would ignore library areas and books unrelated to the research topic.”
Preposition
(while moving) In and amongst or surrounded by
“Bourne had to run through the crowd to conceal himself from the assassins.”
Preposition
Opposite of in relation to
“The world working class must rally to the banner of internationalism and unite against globally organized capital.”
Preposition
Opposite of indicating the location of a physical object beside a place or object
Preposition
Opposite of throughout the extent of (an area or space) within the given boundaries of
“Domestic photovoltaic systems are used only in households for lighting, water pumping, or low-power loads.”
Adjective
Opposite of denotes a presence, or the existence of, activity
“The once bustling town is now completely empty.”
Adjective
Opposite of in preparation or progress
Adjective
Opposite of having reached a (usually extreme) condition as to be on the verge of having a given event transpire
“He was caught quite unprepared for the Fifth Crusade, thinking that the truce would not be violated.”
Adjective
Opposite of only a short distance away or apart in space or time
Adjective
Opposite of in circulation
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