Nouns (1)

n. a proposition obtained by conversion

Verbs (2)

discourse, converse
v. carry on a conversation

Adverbs (0)

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Adjectives (4)

transposed, reversed, converse
adj. turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters"
adj. of words so related that one reverses the relation denoted by the other; "`parental' and `filial' are converse terms"

Fuzzynyms (32)

n. direct opposite; "quiet: an antipode to focused busyness"
n. exact opposite; "his theory is the antithesis of mine"
opposite, contrary, reverse
n. a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
opposite, inverse
n. something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
v. be in verbal contact; interchange information or ideas; "He and his sons haven't communicated for years"; "Do you communicate well with your advisor?"
v. discuss, as between enemies
turn over, deliberate, moot, debate, consider
v. think about carefully; weigh; "They considered the possibility of a strike"; "Turn the proposal over in your mind"
talk over, hash out, discuss
v. speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
talk, lecture
v. deliver a lecture or talk; "She will talk at Rutgers next week"; "Did you ever lecture at Harvard?"
admonish, caution, monish
v. warn strongly; put on guard
apprize, send word, give notice, apprise, notify, advise
v. inform (somebody) of something; "I advised him that the rent was due"
v. unconsciously replace fact with fantasy in one's memory
v. exchange messages; "My Russian pen pal and I have been corresponding for several years"
recite, declaim
v. recite in elocution

Synonyms (24)

sweptback, backswept
adj. used of hair
retroflex, cacuminal
adj. pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
reverse, inverse
adj. reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
adj. (backward)
reverse, rearward
adj. directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
adj. (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back
self-referent, reflexive
adj. referring back to itself
adj. looking backward
adj. drawn back and in; "a cat with retracted claws"
retroflexed, retroflex
adj. bent or curved backward
adj. moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
returning, reversive
adj. tending to be turned back
adj. of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other; "`male' and `female' are complementary terms"
adj. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true and both cannot be false; "`perfect' and `imperfect' are contradictory terms"
adj. of words or propositions so related that both cannot be true but both may be false; "`hot' and `cold' are contrary terms"
contrastive, incompatible
adj. of words so related that one contrasts with the other; "`rich' and `hard-up' are contrastive terms"

Antonyms (0)

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