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contrariwise

[ kon-trer-ee-wahyz or for 3, kuh n-trair- ]SEE DEFINITION OF contrariwise
  • as incrosswise
  • as inreversed
  • as incrosswise/crossways
  • as invice versa
  • as incounter

Synonyms for contrariwise

  • diagonally
  • horizontally
  • vertically
  • crossways
  • angular
  • aslant
  • athwart
  • awry
  • crisscross
  • cross
  • crossing
  • longways
  • mullioned
  • over
  • perpendicular
  • sideways
  • thwart
  • transversal
  • transverse
  • transversely
  • traverse
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Antonyms for contrariwise

  • head on
  • lengthwise
  • straight on
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONTRARIWISE

And, contrariwise, there is tripe—“the stomach of the ox or of some other ruminant.”

The demand may be greater for boys than for girls, or contrariwise.

Contrariwise, the flute was being played more and more slowly.

If prime figures be reciprocall in base and height, they are equall: And contrariwise.

If any one angle of triangle be lesse then the other two, it is acute: And contrariwise.

If a triangle be equicrurall, the angles at the base are equall: and contrariwise, 5.

As the sectour is unto the sectour, so is the angle unto the angle: And Contrariwise.

Contrariwise out of an higher Tower, one may measure a lesser.

If inscripts be equall, they be equally distant from the center: And contrariwise.

If a triangle be an equilater, it is also an equiangle: And contrariwise.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR CONTRARIWISE

counter

adverbcontrary, reverse
  • against
  • at variance with
  • contrarily
  • contrariwise
  • conversely
  • in defiance of
  • opposite
  • versus
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