contrário


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contrário adjcontrary, opposite, reverse adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
  (ao contrário)on the contrary, unlike preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
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Traduções principais
EnglishPortuguese
contrary adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opposite)contrário sm
 The two men always seem to have contrary opinions.
unfavorable,
UK: unfavourable
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
US (bad, adverse, negative)desfavorável, adverso, contrário adj
 Unfavourable weather conditions prevented the climbers from reaching the summit.
opposite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (word: antonym) (antônimo)contrário sm
  oposto sm
 What is the opposite of "full"?
 Qual é o contrário de "cheio"?
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês O oposto de "cheio" é "vazio".
reverse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opposite)contrário, oposto, reverso sm
 You believe the sun goes around the Earth, whereas the reverse is true.
opposite to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (word, concept: antonym of) (antônimo de)oposto, contrário prep
 Up is opposite to down.
polar adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (directly opposed)contrário adj
 They've taken polar positions on the issue of welfare.
converse nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opposite case)contrário sf
 If I believe one thing, she'll believe the converse.
 Se eu acredito em alguma coisa, ela vai acreditar no contrário.
converse adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (contrary, opposite)contrário adj
 Randy wasn't willing to listen to converse opinions.
the contrary nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opposite)contrário sm
 Some believe that scientific explanations destroy our appreciation of nature, but I have found the contrary to be true.
 
Traduções complementares
EnglishPortuguese
opposite adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (contrary)contrário adj
  oposto adj
 Every action has an equal and opposite reaction.
opposite nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (contrary thing or action)contrário, oposto sm
 Whatever he wants to do, she does the opposite.
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Formas compostas:
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averse to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opposed to) (oposto a)adverso a, contrário a adj
 I'm flexible, so I'm not averse to changing plans.
backward,
backwards
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
figurative (towards previous state)em direção contrária, em sentido contrário loc adv
 Drake thought he was making progress, but suddenly he felt he was moving backward.
 Drake achou que estava melhorando, mas de repente sentiu que estava caminhando na direção contrária.
contrary to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (in opposition to) (no oposto de)ao contrário loc adj
 Contrary to what you have suggested, I am not a crook!
contrary to adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (opposed to)contrário a adj
differently advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (otherwise)de outro modo loc conj
  caso contrário loc conj
  senão conj
 If things had turned out differently, we might never have met.
else advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (otherwise)caso contrário loc adv
 Say something useful or else stay quiet.
an enemy of [sth] nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (person: opponent)inimigo de adj + prep
  (formal)adversário de adj + prep
  contrário a adj + prep
 This environmentalist is an enemy of the government's policy on nuclear energy.
foul adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (sports play: unfair) (competição esportiva)contrário às regras
 The linesman called a foul throw.
headwind nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (opposing air current)vento contrário loc sm
 The ship was sailing into a strong headwind and therefore could not go very fast.
in reverse advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (backwards)ao contrário, de trás para frente adv
 She listed the names in reverse, not alphabetically.
inside out advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (the wrong way round) (do jeito errado)do avesso, ao contrário adv
 That jumper's on inside out. I put my fur gloves on inside out; the fur is on the outside.
just the opposite advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (on the contrary) (informal)exatamente o oposto, justo o oposto
  exatamente o contrário
 You did just the opposite of what I advised.
on the contrary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not at all, quite the opposite) (de modo nenhum)ao contrário loc adv
 You think people can't change? On the contrary, they can!
opposite of preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (word, concept: antonym of) (palavra)antônimo de, contrário de prep
 Concerning politics, Joe's opinions were always the opposite of Mary's.
opposite to preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (antithesis of)contrário a, oposto a prep
other than that exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." (apart from this, otherwise)tirando isso, caso contrário expres
otherwise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (or else) (de outro modo)senão conj
  caso contrário loc adv
  do contrário loc adv
 We should go to the cinema, otherwise we will be at home all night.
 Deveríamos ir ao cinema, senão ficaremos em casa a noite inteira.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Temos que obedecer a lei, caso contrário podemos ser presos.
 Esta frase não é uma tradução da frase em inglês Melhor esperarmos aqui, do contrário podemos nos perder.
otherwise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (differently)ao contrário loc adv
  por outro lado loc adv
 While most of us went to the cinema, John and Amy did otherwise and went to a bar.
quite the contrary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not at all, the very opposite) (nem tanto, o extremo oposto)pelo contrário loc adv
  ao contrário loc adv
  o oposto disso loc adv
 It is believed that I am pro-union. Quite the contrary, I am actually pro-business.
take a stand v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (maintain an opinion against opposition) (opinião contrária)opor-se vp
  ser contrário a vt + adj
 Are you going to take a stand against the government's crackdown on the press?
the other way around,
UK : the other way round
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
US (reversed) (revertido)ao contrário loc adv
  virado ao contrário loc adv
to the contrary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (indicating the opposite) (indicando o oposto)ao contrário loc adv
to the contrary advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (indicating the opposite) (indicando o oposto)ao contrário loc adv
turn around,
turn round
vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up."
(move to face away)virar ao contrário loc v int
 If you turn around, you'll see a beautiful sunset.
unless noted otherwise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (if the contrary is not stated)a menos que se indique o contrário loc
unless noted otherwise advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (if the contrary is not stated)a menos que se indique o contrário loc
unlike preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (differently from) (diferentemente de)ao contrário de loc prep
 Unlike his father, he did not drink alcohol.
 Ao contrário do pai, ele não bebe álcool.
upside down,
upside-down
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(the wrong way up) (do lado errado)de cabeça para baixo adv
  ao contrário adv
 Did you know you've hung that painting upside down?
work backwards viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (do [sth] in reverse) (fazer algo ao contrário)fazer algo ao contrário vt
  fazer de tras para frente vt
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