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"contrary" Meaning in English

1. in an opposing direction
Part of speech : adjective
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2. resistant to guidance or discipline
Part of speech : adjective
Example : Mary Mary quite contrary
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3. a relation of direct opposition
Part of speech : noun
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4. very opposed in nature or character or purpose
Part of speech : adjective
Example : acts contrary to our code of ethics
5. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false
Part of speech : adjective
Example : `hot' and `cold' are contrary terms
6. a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
Part of speech : noun
7. exact opposition
Part of speech : noun
Example : Public opinion to the contrary, the suspect was not guilty.

Translation for "contrary"

contrary meaning in Spanish : contrario
  • contrary meaning in German : Gegenteil
  • contrary meaning in Russian : вопреки
  • contrary meaning in Portuguese : contrário
  • contrary meaning in Chinese : 相反
  • contrary meaning in Japanese : 逆に
  • contrary meaning in Tamil : மாறாக
  • contrary meaning in Arabic : عكس
  • contrary meaning in Turkish : aksi
  • contrary meaning in Hindi : विरोध
  • contrary meaning in Telugu : విరుద్ధంగా
  • contrary meaning in French : contraire
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