Translation of "opposite" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ˈɒp·ə·zɪt/ us /ˈɑ·pə·zɪt, ˈɑ·pə·sɪt/

B1 in a position facing someone or something but on the other side

We live on opposite sides of the city.

completely different

My attempt to calm him down had the opposite effect.
adverb, preposition uk /ˈɒp·ə·zɪt/ us /ˈɑp·ə·zɪt, ˈɑp·ə·sɪt/

A2 in a position facing something or someone but on the other side

enfrente (de)
The couple sat down opposite her.
Is there a bakery opposite your house?
noun uk /ˈɒpəzɪt/ us /ˈɑp·ə·zɪt, ˈɑp·ə·sɪt/

B1 someone or something that is completely different from another person or thing

He’s the exact opposite of my father.

(Translation of “opposite” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈopəzit/

being on the other side of

on the opposite side of town.

completely different

opuesto, contrario
The two men walked off in opposite directions.

(Translation of “opposite” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)