contrario



Inflexiones de 'contrario' (n): f: contraria, mpl: contrarios, fpl: contrarias
Inflexiones de 'contrario' (adj): f: contraria, mpl: contrarios, fpl: contrarias

Del verbo contrariar: (conjugar)
contrarío es:
1ª persona singular (yo) presente indicativo
contrarió es:
3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) pretérito indicativo

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Principal Translations
contrario adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta"). (opuesto, inverso)contrary adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  opposite adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Sus propuestas eran contrarias al espíritu del partido.
 Her proposals were contrary to the spirit of the party.
 * She abruptly turned around and started walking in the opposite direction.
contrario adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta"). (competidor, contendiente) (adversary)opposing adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  rival adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 El equipo contrario fue vencido por el local en el partido de fútbol.
 * The opposing side lost because their tactics were poor.
 
Additional Translations
contrario a adj + prep (perjudicial, nocivo)damaging to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  against adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (formal)contrary to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Jugar a la bolsa resultará contrario a tus intereses si no tienes experiencia.
 If you have no experience, playing the stock market will be damaging to your interests.
contrario nm, nfnombre masculino, nombre femenino: Sustantivo que varía en género ("alumno", "alumna"; "doctor", "doctora"). (persona enemiga)rival, adversary nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
 Su campaña se volvió más agresiva contra su contrario que contra el resto de candidatos.
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Principal Translations
contrariar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (provocar disgusto)displease vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  oppose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Contrarié a mis padres cuando abandoné mis estudios.
 I displeased my parents when I abandoned my studies.
contrariar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (resistir, contradecir)contradict vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  refute vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  oppose vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 El científico contrarió la opinión de sus colegas en el debate.
 The scientist contradicted the opinion of his colleagues in the debate.
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Compound Forms:
contrario | contrariar
al contrario,
por el contrario
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(expresa oposición)on the contrary, to the contrary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Note: Cuando encabeza la oración, se separa con una coma del resto del enunciado.
 A Álvaro no le importó que yo saliera con Fernando. Al contrario, le alegró que me llevara bien con su amigo.
 Alvaro didn't mind that I went out with Fernando. On the contrary, he was glad I got along with his friend.
al contrario,
todo lo contrario
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(expresa oposición)on the contrary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (UK)quite the opposite advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Note: Cuando aparece al final del enunciado, se separa por medio de una coma o de un punto y coma de la idea a la que se opone.
 No tengo problema con dejar que mis hijos salgan solos; al contrario.
 I don't have issues with letting my kids go out alone; on the contrary.
 I don't have a problem letting my kids go out alone; quite the opposite.
al contrario de loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (expresa oposición)contrary to, in contrast to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  unlike advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
Note: Se separa con una coma de la primera parte del enunciado.
 El copiloto se quedó solo en la cabina, al contrario de lo que estipulaba el protocolo.
 The copilot was left alone in the cabin, contrary to (or: in contrast to) what was stipulated in the protocol.
al contrario que loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (expresa oposición)as opposed to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  in contrast to advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Nuestra empresa, al contrario que muchas compañías de la competencia, no transmite los datos confidenciales de nuestros clientes.
 Our company, as opposed to much of our competition, doesn't share our clients' confidential data.
antes al contrario exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (por el contrario)on the contrary exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
argumentar lo contrario loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (contraponer)argue the contrary v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (formal)state the opposing view v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (colloquial)play devil's advocate v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
convencer de lo contrario loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (hacer cambiar opinión)convince [sb] of the contrary v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
de lo contrario loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (si no es así)on the contrary exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
disposición en contrario loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta"). (der: mandato opuesto, antagónico)disposition to the contrary nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
en caso contrario,
caso contrario
loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa").
(si no es así)otherwise conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
  if not conjconjunction: Connects words, clauses, and sentences--for example, "and," "but," "because," "in order that."
en el sentido contrario de las agujas del reloj exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (hacia la izquierda)counterclockwise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
en sentido contrario loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en dirección opuesta)in the opposite direction exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  in the opposite sense, to the contrary exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  against the traffic exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  counter-clockwise adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
manifestar lo contrario loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (decir lo opuesto)express the opposite v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
más bien al contrario loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (lo opuesto)quite the contrary, quite the opposite exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 No quiere perjudicarte más bien al contrario, te va a ayudar.
 He doesn't want to hurt you; quite the contrary (or: quite the opposite), he's going to help you.
sentido contrario opposite sense nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
  opposite direction nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
todo lo contrario exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (en absoluto)quite the opposite exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
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