opposable

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Etymology[edit]

oppose +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

opposable (comparative more opposable, superlative most opposable)

  1. Susceptible to being opposed or resisted.
    Antonym: unopposable
  2. Capable of being placed opposite something else.
    The thumb is opposable to the forefinger.
    Antonym: nonopposable

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