ETYM French, from Latin oppositus, p. p. of opponere. Related to Opponent.
1. Altogether different in nature or quality or significance.
2. Being directly across from each other; facing.
3. Moving or facing away from each other.
4. The other one of a complementary pair.
5. (Botany) Of leaves etc; growing in pairs on either side of a stem; SYN. paired.
In front of, on the other side of the road from
1. In the direction of.
2. With respect to.