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Detailed Translations for contrary from English to Swedish


contrary adj

  1. contrary (otherwise; opposing)

contrary [the ~] nom

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

Translation Matrix for contrary:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
antites antithesis; contrary; opposite antithesis
det motsatta antipole; antithesis; contrary; opposite; reverse
motpol antipole; contrary; opposite; reverse
motsats antipole; antithesis; contrary; opposite; reverse antipole; contradistinction; contrast; discrepancy; opposite
- opposite; reverse
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- adverse; obstinate; perverse; wayward
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
konträr contrary
konträrt contrary
motig adverse; contrary
motigt adverse; contrary
trilsk contrary
trilskt contrary
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
annorledes contrary; opposing; otherwise

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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:

Cross Translation:
contrary motsatt; konträr konträr — total verschieden
contrary motsatt contradictoire — Qui implique contradiction.
contrary motsäga contrarier — S’opposer à une ou plusieurs personnes par ses actions ou par ses paroles
contrary motsatt opposé — Qui est contraire, de différente nature.

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