on+the+contrary

  • 1the contrary — UK [ˈkɒntrəri] US [ˈkɑnˌtreri] noun ★ the opposite Evidence suggests that the contrary is true. quite the contrary: I don’t disagree – quite the contrary – I think you’re absolutely right. Thesaurus …

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  • 2the contrary */ — UK [ˈkɒntrərɪ] / US [ˈkɑnˌtrerɪ] noun the opposite Evidence suggests that the contrary is true. quite the contrary: I don t disagree – quite the contrary – I think you re absolutely right. • on the contrary to the contrary …

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  • 3the contrary — the opposite. → contrary …

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  • 4On the 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… …

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  • 5To the 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… …

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  • 6on the contrary — adverb contrary to expectations (Freq. 10) he didn t stay home; on the contrary, he went out with his friends • Syn: ↑contrarily, ↑to the contrary, ↑contrariwise • Derived from adjective: ↑contrary ( …

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  • 7to the contrary — adverb contrary to expectations (Freq. 3) he didn t stay home; on the contrary, he went out with his friends • Syn: ↑contrarily, ↑contrariwise, ↑on the contrary • Derived from adjective: ↑ …

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  • 8to the contrary — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} With an opposite result or effect; just the opposite; in disagreement; saying the opposite. * /Although Bill was going to the movies, he told Joe to the contrary./ * /We will expect you for dinner unless we get word to the… …

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  • 9to the contrary — {adv.} or {adj. phr.} With an opposite result or effect; just the opposite; in disagreement; saying the opposite. * /Although Bill was going to the movies, he told Joe to the contrary./ * /We will expect you for dinner unless we get word to the… …

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  • 10To the Contrary — No. of seasons 18 Broadcast Original channel PBS …

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  • 11to\ the\ contrary — adv or adj. phr. With an opposite result or effect; just the opposite; in disagreement; saying the opposite. Although Bill was going to the movies, he told Joe to the contrary. We will expect you for dinner unless we get word to the contrary.… …

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  • 12quite the contrary — see ↑contrary, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑quite * * * ˌquite the ˈcontrary idiom used to emphasize that the opposite of what has been said is true • I don t find him funny at all. Quite the contrary. Mai …

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  • 13on the contrary — {adv. phr.} Exactly the opposite; rather; instead. * /The principal thought that the children went to the zoo; on the contrary, they went to the bakery./ * / You don t like football, do you? On the contrary, I like it very much. / Compare: TO THE …

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  • 14on the contrary — {adv. phr.} Exactly the opposite; rather; instead. * /The principal thought that the children went to the zoo; on the contrary, they went to the bakery./ * / You don t like football, do you? On the contrary, I like it very much. / Compare: TO THE …

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  • 15on\ the\ contrary — adv. phr. Exactly the opposite; rather; instead. The principal thought that the children went to the zoo; on the contrary, they went to the bakery. You don t like football, do you? On the contrary, I like it very much. Compare: to the contrary •• …

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  • 16(to) the contrary — to the ˈcontrary idiom showing or proving the opposite • Show me some evidence to the contrary (= proving that sth is not true). • I will expect to see you on Sunday unless I hear anything to the contrary (= that you are not coming). Main ent …

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  • 17On the Contrary — Artist Kay Sage Year 1952 Type Oil on canvas Dimensions 90.17 cm × 70.485 cm (35½ in × 27¾ in) Locat …

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  • 18to the contrary — ► to the contrary with the opposite meaning or implication. Main Entry: ↑contrary …

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  • 19on the contrary — just the opposite, esp. of something said or believed. The evidence of history, on the contrary, shows that these ancient people had a very advanced culture. Usage notes: often used to disagree with someone or something and to present new… …

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  • 20on the contrary — used for emphasizing that something is true, even though it is the opposite of something that has been said The risk of infection hasn t diminished – on the contrary, it has increased …

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