[kon-trer-ee-wahyz or for 3, kuh n-trair-] /ˈkɒn trɛr iˌwaɪz or for 3, kənˈtrɛər-/
in the opposite direction or way.
on the ; in direct opposition to a statement, attitude, etc.
from a contrasting point of view; on the other hand
in the reverse way or direction
(kənˈtrɛərɪˌwaɪz). in a contrary manner
noun, Music. 1. melodic motion in which one part rises in pitch while the other descends.
[kon-truh; Spanish kawn-trah] /ˈkɒn trə; Spanish ˈkɔn trɑ/ noun, plural contras [kon-truh z; Spanish kawn-trahs] /ˈkɒn trəz; Spanish ˈkɔn trɑs/ (Show IPA) 1. (often initial capital letter) a member of a counterrevolutionary guerrilla group in Nicaragua. n. see Contra. mid-14c., from Latin contra (prep. and adv.) “against,” originally “in comparison with,” ablative singular feminine of […]
/ˌkɒntrəˈsɛksjʊəl/ adjective 1. (of a woman) appearing to defy the female sexual stereotype by being content to be single and childless while being sexually active and financially independent noun 2. a contrasexual woman
[verb kuh n-trast, kon-trast; noun kon-trast] /verb kənˈtræst, ˈkɒn træst; noun ˈkɒn træst/ verb (used with object) 1. to compare in order to show unlikeness or differences; note the opposite natures, purposes, etc., of: Contrast the political rights of Romans and Greeks. verb (used without object) 2. to exhibit unlikeness on comparison with something else; […]