V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary



Definition: in the opposite way

Synonyms: on the other hand, on the contrary


Tips: The converse of something is its opposite. Thus, using the word conversely is a good way to introduce an opposite statement from the one that has just been made.

Usage Examples:

All fathers are men; conversely, not all men are fathers. (on the other hand)

We provide tech-support 24-hours a day, seven days a week; conversely, our competitors only provide tech-support 8-hours a day, five days a week. (contrarily, on the other hand)

He was considered a great doctor by some, and conversely, as an out-of-control renegade by others. (on the contrary)

If we do nothing to improve our sales this company will fail, and conversely, our competition will thrive. (contrarily)

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