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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: contrary sebaliknya
English → English (WordNet) Definition: contrary contrary adj 1: very opposed in nature or character or purpose; “acts contrary to our code of ethics”; “the facts point to a contrary conclusion” 2: of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false; "`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms" 3: resistant to guidance or discipline; “Mary Mary quite contrary”; “an obstinate child with a violent temper”; “a perverse mood”; “wayward behavior” [syn: obstinate, perverse, wayward] 4: in an opposing direction; “adverse currents”; “a contrary wind” [syn: adverse] n 1: a relation of direct opposition; “we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true” [syn: reverse, opposite] 2: exact opposition; “public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty” 3: two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false
English → English (gcide) Definition: Contrary Contrary \Con"tra*ry\, n.; pl. Contraries. 1. A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities. [1913 Webster] No contraries hold more antipathy Than I and such a knave. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An opponent; an enemy. [Obs.] --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 3. the opposite; a proposition, fact, or condition incompatible with another; as, slender proofs which rather show the contrary. See Converse, n., 1. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 4. (Logic) See Contraries. [1913 Webster] On the contrary, in opposition; on the other hand. --Swift. To the contrary, to an opposite purpose or intent; on the other side. “They did it, not for want of instruction to the contrary.” --Bp. Stillingfleet. [1913 Webster] Contrary \Con"tra*ry\ (? or ?; 48), a. [OE. contrarie, contraire, F. contraire, fr. L. contrarius, fr. contra. See Contra-.] 1. Opposite; in an opposite direction; in opposition; adverse; as, contrary winds. [1913 Webster] And if ye walk contrary unto me, and will not hearken unto me. --Lev. xxvi. 21. [1913 Webster] We have lost our labor; they are gone a contrary way. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Opposed; contradictory; repugnant; inconsistent. [1913 Webster] Fame, if not double-faced, is double mouthed, And with contrary blast proclaims most deeds. --Milton. [1913 Webster] The doctrine of the earth's motion appeared to be contrary to the sacred Scripture. --Whewell. [1913 Webster] 3. Given to opposition; perverse; forward; wayward; as, a contrary disposition; a contrary child. [1913 Webster] 4. (Logic) Affirming the opposite; so opposed as to destroy each other; as, contrary propositions. [1913 Webster] Contrary motion (Mus.), the progression of parts in opposite directions, one ascending, the other descending. Syn: Adverse; repugnant; hostile; inimical; discordant; inconsistent. [1913 Webster] Contrary \Con"tra*ry\, v. t. [F. contrarier. See Contrary, a.] To contradict or oppose; to thwart. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] I was advised not to contrary the king. --Bp. Latimer. [1913 Webster]


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