Hindi translation of 'contrary'
contrary/ˈkɒntrəri, Am -treri ˈकॉन्ट्ररी Am -ट्रेरी/
Contrary ideas or opinions are completely different from each other.विपरीत
He holds a contrary view to mine. Contrary to popular belief, a little exercise actually makes you feel less hungry.contrary to something run/seem contrary to something a contrary view/opinion/direction contrary evidence/information
SIMILAR WORDSopposite, different, opposingPhrasesContrary is used in a number of common phrases. These are used in different contexts with particular meanings and should not be confused. Contrary to is used to emphasize that one idea or opinion is completely different from and often opposite to another.
His views run contrary to the majority of people in this country.You can use on the contrary to introduce a positive statement that confirms a previous negative statement.
A newly-published paper revealed that the blind white fish was not unknown to science. On the contrary, it had been discovered in 1937.You do not use on the contrary to introduce a situation that contrasts with one you have just described. In this context, you can use on the other hand or in contrast.
In Australia white psychologists have grown up in a society where the emphasis is on the individual. In contrast, in Aboriginal society the emphasis is on the community.
You use on the contrary when you are contradicting what has just been said.बल्किउलटे
'People just don't do things like that.' — 'On the contrary, they do them all the time.'
Evidence or statements to the contrary contradict what you are saying or what someone else has said.के विपरीत
There has been no fighting in the city, despite reports to the contrary.Do not confuse on the contrary with on the other hand. On the contrary is used to contradict someone or something, to say that they are wrong. On the other hand is used to state a different, often contrasting aspect of the situation you are considering. Food prices fell. Wages on the other hand increased.
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Example Sentences Including 'contrary'
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On the contrary it may well push up these costs.MANAGING FOR RESULTS (1986)
You must not say that this cannot be, or that that is contrary to nature.The Water Babies (1863)
This pitiful recourse had an effect quite contrary to that which it was intended to produce.Red Coats and Rebels - the war for America 1770-1781 (1990)
But if she had not been, or had taken the contrary view, would the casting have been wrong?Times, Sunday Times (2016)
On the contrary it may well be superior.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
The contrary appetites of public servants don't help a kitchen much.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
This is a dangerous coast for contrary currents and winds.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
But there is one make that takes a contrary view of the iconography of the metal box.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Because we talked earlier about how if you pulled an opinion and you see more evidence to the contrary, your opinion becomes more ingrained.Smithsonian Mag (2017)
Migrant birds have been held up by contrary winds.The Sun (2013)
On the contrary, money numbers are complex and often baffling, and in the past few years they have been particularly so.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She cared for people - contrary to popular thinking.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
They are genuinely by ideas that run contrary world view.The Sun (2016)
You have shown no remorse, quite the contrary.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Indeed, there is evidence that the contrary is true.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
It may be better to take a contrary view.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
The evidence to the contrary is now overwhelming.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is not to say that managerial skill is irrelevant; quite the contrary.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Showing our backbone and speaking bluntly has to be contrary to our nature.Christianity Today (2000)
On the contrary, you think better and more quickly when your stomach is not full.Successful Fasting -the easy way to cleanse your body of its poisons (1990)
Or the contrary may be the case -- you are less anxious when you have a bit of peace and quiet.POSITIVELY FEARLESS: Breaking free of the fears that hold you back (2001)
Quite the contrary is true.POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)
Such ideas are totally contrary to the accepted wisdom of our economists and politicians.Infinite in All Directions (1989)
This view is contrary to the aims of critical social research for a number of reasons.Critical Social Research (1990)
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'contrary' in Other Languages
British English: contrary /ˈkɒntrərɪ/ NOUN
You use on the contrary when you are contradicting what has just been said.
People just don't do things like that. — On the contrary, they do them all the time.
- American English: contrary
- Arabic: مُعَاكِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: contrário
- Chinese: 反面
- Croatian: naprotiv
- Czech: opak
- Danish: modsat
- Dutch: tegendeel
- European Spanish: contrario
- Finnish: vastakohta
- French: contraire
- German: Gegenteil
- Greek: αντίθετο
- Italian: contrario
- Japanese: 正反対
- Korean: 반대
- Norwegian: motsetning
- Polish: przeciwieństwo
- European Portuguese: contrário
- Romanian: din contră
- Russian: противоположность
- Spanish: contrario
- Swedish: motsats
- Thai: ในทางตรงกันข้าม
- Turkish: karşıt
- Ukrainian: протилежність
- Vietnamese: điều trái ngược
British English: contrary ADJECTIVE
Ideas, attitudes, or reactions that are contrary to each other are completely different from each other.
This view is contrary to the aims of critical social research for a number of reasons.
Translation of contrary from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary