Contraposition


Contraposition
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Contraposition->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contraposition
contraposition
opposition
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ polarity
polarity
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inversion
inversion
&c. 218
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ opposite side
opposite side
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reverse
reverse
inverse
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ counterpart
counterpart
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ antipodes
antipodes
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ opposite poles
opposite poles
North and South
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ antonym
antonym
opposite
=>(contrariety)
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PARAG:Contraposition->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be opposite
be opposite
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ subtend
subtend
PARAG:Contraposition->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ opposite
opposite
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ reverse
reverse
inverse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ converse
converse
antipodal
subcontrary
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ fronting
fronting
facing
diametrically opposite
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ Northern
Northern
septentrional
Boreal
arctic
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ Southern
Southern
Austral
antarctic
PARAG:Contraposition->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ over
over
over the way
over against
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ against
against
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ face to face
face to face
vis-a-vis
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ as poles asunder
as poles asunder

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Contraposition — (v. lat.), 1) Gegenstellung; 2) (Log.), wenn man aus einem Urtheile, ohne demselben eine andere Materie zu geben, ein neues bildet u. die Begriffe dabei so versetzt, daß die sogenannte Qualität verändert wird, also daß aus einem verneinenden… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • contraposition — I noun antagonism, antithesis, confrontation, confrontment, contradiction, contradistinction, contrariety, contrast, converse, counterpart, disagreement, disparity, dissimilarity, incompatibility, obverse, odds, opposite, opposite side,… …   Law dictionary

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  • contraposition — [kän΄trə pə zish′ən] n. a placing opposite or over against; antithesis; contrast …   English World dictionary

  • Contraposition — For contraposition in the field of traditional logic, see Contraposition (traditional logic). For contraposition in the field of symbolic logic, see Transposition (logic). Contraposition is a logical relationship between two propositions, or… …   Wikipedia

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  • contraposition — noun Etymology: Late Latin contraposition , contrapositio, from Latin contraponere to place opposite, from contra + ponere to place more at position Date: 1551 the relationship between two propositions when the subject and predicate of one are… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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