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Noun
Opposite of the other side of something, especially a flat surface
“Fill in your details on the topside and then you may begin.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
“Psychedelic drugs, or hallucinogens, produce the equivalent of waking dreams.”
Noun
Opposite of a change of mind or opinion
Follow-through on the implementation of corrective actions is essential to good safety management and engineering system.”
Noun
Opposite of a setback, or change for the worse
“At first, he had success against troops taken by surprise, but soon afterward, this fine and brilliant army was beaten near Ancona and were never able to rally again.”
Noun
Opposite of a misfortune or setback
Noun
Opposite of an abrupt turn to face the opposite direction
Noun
(typically an unpleasant or undesirable form) Opposite of something that is in opposition to something else
“Empathy is a good reflection of a ruler who cares and connects with the common people.”
Noun
Opposite of a difficult or unpleasant situation
“Unlike Marshal, who cussed everyone and everything, Deuce found fortune in his life and raised his face so the sun could shine upon him.”
Noun
Opposite of a person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
Noun
Opposite of the opposite
“The effect of this brooding was that I was, despite my own will, struck by the similarity of circumstances bearing on my visitor.”
Noun
Opposite of a sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something
Noun
Opposite of a means of control or restraint
“To be maximally effective, early detection in primary care and facilitation of help-seeking in the wider community must also be addressed.”
Noun
Opposite of a seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
Noun
Opposite of an event causing great suffering, destruction, and distress
“The believers will find their own peace and prosperity not in seeking their own prosperity, but in seeking the prosperity of the city.”
Noun
Opposite of an event or circumstance that causes sorrow
“It was pure luck that she managed to escape serious injury after the catastrophic accident.”
Noun
Opposite of the act of altering one's opinion about something
“The problem arises when people have a strict adherence to the notion that states will police themselves.”
Verb
Opposite of to retreat or move backward, sometimes figuratively
“The choice was made for the infantry to continue to advance rather than retreat from its present position.”
Verb
Opposite of to change into something different, contrary or opposite
“We just decided to keep the original color scheme in the end.”
Verb
Opposite of to change a decision, opinion, or course of action
“After failing to convince other members of the leadership team, he enlisted the support of the President to enforce his decision.”
Verb
Opposite of to cancel or annul a decision or course of action
“If the firefighters persevere with their eight-day strike this week, then matters could escalate rapidly.”
Verb
Opposite of to abolish, invalidate, or reverse (a previous system, decision, situation, etc.)
Verb
Opposite of to discontinue or no longer provide (something previously supplied or offered)
“While forgiveness might be good for the soul, it needs both sides to proffer that olive branch.”
Verb
Opposite of to annul or make invalid
“Technically, as all 25 member states must ratify the treaty for it to take effect, it is dead.”
Verb
Opposite of to take back or renege on an initial statement or stance
Verb
Opposite of take apart
Verb
Opposite of to undermine, especially someone's mood, ideas or feelings
Adjective
Opposite of opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect
“She advised me to place the books in its regular alphabetical order.”
Adjective
Opposite of moving or turned towards a backward or opposite direction
“As you start your forward movement with the lower body, feel the stretch in your upper body increase momentarily before the arms swing down.”
Adjective
Opposite of opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect
Adjective
Opposite of directed or moving backwards
Adjective
Opposite of denoting the side of a piece of cloth that faces inwards
“You had it on the right way the first time.”
Adjective
Opposite of completely different in nature
“I think what makes us compatible is that we both have similar outlooks on life.”
Adjective
Opposite of situated at the rear
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