Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

Turkish translation of “contrary”

contrary

adjective   /ˈkɒntrəri/
opposite or very different
aksi, zıt, ters
a contrary opinion/viewDifferent and differenceOpposites
contrary to sth opposite to what someone said or thought
aksine, tersine
Contrary to popular belief, bottled water is not always better than tap water.Opposites
If something is contrary to a rule, it does not obey that rule.
zıddına, tersine
Obeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliantDisobedientBad and wrong behaviour
(Definition of contrary adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Opposing & against, but you might be interested in these topics from the Expressing opposition & disapproval topic area:

More translations of “contrary” in Turkish

Definitions of “contrary” in English

Word of the Day

crew

If you crew a boat, or crew for someone on their boat, you help to sail it.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More