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  • as inau contraire
  • as innotwithstanding

synonyms for to the contrary

  • contrarily
  • contrariwise
  • in opposition
  • on the other hand
  • nevertheless
  • nonetheless
  • withal
  • after all
  • against
  • at any rate
  • but
  • despite
  • for all that
  • howbeit
  • in any case
  • in any event
  • in spite of
  • on the other hand
  • regardless of
  • though
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How to use to the contrary in a sentence

Each day she resolved, "To-morrow I will tell Felipe;" and when to-morrow came, she put it off again.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
All the operations of her brain related themselves somehow to to-morrow afternoon.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
Whether they had ever, at different times, pleaded for or against the same cause, and cited precedents to prove contrary opinions?
GULLIVER'S TRAVELSJONATHAN SWIFT
"Buy something for your wife that-is-to-be," he said to his grand-nephew, as he handed him the folded paper.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Something remote and ancient stirred in her, something that was not of herself To-day, something half primitive, half barbaric.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
My husband detests them; on the contrary, I like those carriages, for they tell me of happy—I mean to say, of former times.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
To-day I'm more dead than alive, as we had a lesson from him yesterday that lasted four hours.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
They held the compound against repeated assaults, and lost several men in hand-to-hand fighting.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
This seems to be contrary to the spirit and intent of the act, which is primarily to centralize reserves in Federal Reserve Banks.
READINGS IN MONEY AND BANKINGCHESTER ARTHUR PHILLIPS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TO THE CONTRARY

  • in opposition
  • on the other hand
  • to the contrary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.