Definition of CONTRARIES

noun : CONTRARIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) exact opposition; "public opinion to the contrary he is not guilty" ;

  • 3. (

    ) a logical relation such that two propositions are contraries if both cannot be true but both can be false ;

Adjective : CONTRARIES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 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" ;


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