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Detailed Translations for contrary from English to Dutch


contrary [the ~] noun

  1. the contrary (opposite; antithesis)
  2. the contrary (opposite; reverse; antipole)
    het tegendeel

Translation Matrix for contrary:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
tegendeel antipole; contrary; opposite; reverse
tegenovergestelde antithesis; contrary; opposite reverse
- opposite; reverse
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
omgekeerd contrary; opposing; otherwise inside out; opposite; turned round; upside down; vice versa; wrong side out
tegengesteld contrary; opposing; otherwise antipodal; conflicting; contradictory; incompatible; opposite
tegenovergesteld contrary; opposing; otherwise
- adverse; obstinate; perverse; wayward
AdverbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
andersom contrary; opposing; otherwise
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- adverse
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
contrarie contrary; opposing; otherwise
tegendeel contrary; opposing; otherwise

Related Words for "contrary":

  • contrariness, contraries

Synonyms for "contrary":

Related Definitions for "contrary":

  1. in an opposing direction1
    • a contrary wind1
  2. resistant to guidance or discipline1
    • Mary Mary quite contrary1
  3. very opposed in nature or character or purpose1
    • acts contrary to our code of ethics1
    • the facts point to a contrary conclusion1
  4. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false1
    • `hot' and `cold' are contrary terms1
  5. a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false1
  6. exact opposition1
    • public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty1
  7. a relation of direct opposition1

Wiktionary Translations for contrary:

  1. tegengesteld, tegenstrijdig
  2. (wiskunde, nld) tegenstrijdig
  3. tegen de draad, weerspannig
  1. het tegenovergestelde

Cross Translation:
contrary recalcitrant trotzigeigensinnig, auf den eigenen Willen bestehend
contrary strijdig; tegengesteld; tegenliggend; tegenstaand; tegenstrijdig contradictoire — Qui implique contradiction.
contrary tegengesteld; tegenliggend; tegenstaand; tegenstrijdig; strijdig opposé — Qui est contraire, de différente nature.

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