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Synonyms for contrary

a relation of direct opposition

exact opposition

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

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very opposed in nature or character or purpose

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of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false

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resistant to guidance or discipline

in an opposing direction

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Contrary authority also exists, but applies to different types of income items.
In count five and six, Berende and Adewumi were accused of conspiring to commit terrorism Act in Lagos in September 2011, an offence contrary to Section 17 of the Terrorism Prevention Act, 2011, saying technological devices, including cameras, were found on the contrary to Section 12 of the TPA, 2011.
The Draft Guidance is most notably contrary to the FDCA in its interpretation of "dietary supplement.
5940/004 (R-1) Inspect Cloth Helmet Assembly- Cracks were found in the cranial impact shell, contrary to step 1.
Sometimes I've had to work to overcome the tutee's resistance against the contrary approach itself.
On the contrary, in the past few years, it has regressed and it has disappointed everyone who trusted this leader, says Hoxha.
The Council will claim that on December 19 2007 Jayesh Patel appeared at Leicester Magistrates Court where he was convicted of 20 counts of false accounting contrary to Section 17 (1) (b) of the Theft Act and two counts of using a false instrument with intent contrary to Section 3 of the Forgery and Counterfeiting Act, 1981.
on the contrary : just the opposite : no <You look tired.
All three were refused contrary to officer recommendation and the appeals were all allowed, with the Inspector awarding costs to the appellant.
Neither agreeing nor disagreeing with the emperor's comments, the pope noted that violent conversion was ``contrary to God's nature,'' as well as contrary to reason.
To think or say the contrary is equal to maintaining that in human life, situations may arise in which it is lawful not to recognize God as God" (John Paul II, October 10, 1983).
If, however, the ruling is contrary to the proposed tax return position, tax advisers must first determine the judicial standard under which they should analyze the ruling.
The Weigels say that is contrary to the Municipal Act, which requires a separate public information meeting about any bylaw imposing a fee or levy.
And consider juror/medical genius Matthew Pallardy, who, despite evidence to the contrary, "kind of figured" the victim suffered from a Vioxx-related blood clot, "even if it went away real quick.
SIR - Planners and councillors are being pilloried for approving wind mill applications, contrary to local wishes, contrary to their own local plans and indeed contrary to all common sense.