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converse2

 
 
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: kn vuhrs [or] kan vrs
definition: opposite; reverse.
She always seems to take the converse position from mine.
synonyms:
antithetical, contrary, opposite, reverse
similar words:
inverse, on the contrary
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: kan vrs
definition: a thing that is the opposite or the reverse of something else.
It is true that all cats are mammals, but the converse, that all mammals are cats, is not true.
synonyms:
antithesis, opposite
similar words:
contrary, doppelgänger, inverse, mirror image, negative, obverse, reverse
derivation: conversely (adv.)
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