Contra

Definition of Contra

Con´tra
adv. & pre1.A Latin adverb and preposition, signifying against, contrary, in opposition, etc., entering as a prefix into the composition of many English words. Cf. Counter, adv. & pref.

Related Words

a rebours, adverse to, against, against the grain, against the tide, against the wind, antipode, antipodes, antipole, antithesis, antonym, arsy-varsy, at cross-purposes, at cross-purposes with, at daggers, at daggers drawn, at issue, at odds, at variance, at war with, athwart, by contraries, con, contradictory, contrarily, contrariously, contrariwise, contrary, contrawise, converse, conversely, counter, counter to, counterbalance, countercheck, counterpoint, counterpoise, counterpole, counterterm, cross, dead against, eyeball-to-eyeball, facing, foil, fronting, in conflict with, in confrontation, in flat opposition, in hostile array, in opposition, in opposition to, inverse, inversely, just the opposite, nay rather, obverse, offset, on the contrary, opposed to, opposite, opposite number, oppositely, otherwise, over, per contra, quite the contrary, rather, reverse, setoff, the contrary, the other side, to the contrary, topsy-turvy, tout au contraire, toward, up in arms, upside down, versus, vice versa, vis-a-vis, with crossed bayonets
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