conversely conversely  /ˈkɑn vərs li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) with the terms of the relation reversed

Usage(s):

  1. Or, conversely, they could make the impact even worse than expected.
  2. That doesn't mean that every soldier who gets a concussion will develop PTSD, nor, conversely, that concussion is a necessary prerequisite for the disorder.
  3. No memories of the original to protect or, conversely, any need for a radical reinvention to renew my interest.

News

  1. Ayer may put brakes on medical-marijuana sales

    AYER -- The town could become among the first communities in the state to have a medical marijuana dispensary, or conversely, a Shirley man who wants to open a business on Central Avenue might have to wait a year or more to apply for the zoning permits.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Ayer Public Spirit

  2. Medical marijuana plan by Shirley man stalls

    AYER -- The town could become among the first communities in the state to have a medical marijuana dispensary, or conversely, a Shirley man who wants to open a business on Central Avenue might have to wait a year or more to apply for the zoning permits.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Shirley Oracle

  3. If Dwight Howard Bolts Lakers, Will Pau Gasol Regain All-Star Form?

    Unloading Pau Gasol to save money could be the dumb decision of the year should the Los Angeles Lakers go in that direction this summer.   Conversely, keeping Gasol in purple and gold for the remaining year of his contract and shifting him over to play center should Dwight Howard leave may turn out to be a brilliant move. The future of Pau Gasol as a member of the Los Angeles Lakers is as ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "Failure to meet any of them (congressionally mandated benchmarks) does not mean the definitive failure of the state or the society," Crocker said. "Conversely, to make them all would not by any means mean that they've turned the corner and...
    on Aug 21, 2007 By: Ryan Crocker Source: Forbes

  2. "He's the marquee driver that we have - no different than a marquee franchise that other sports enjoy," France said. "So when historically important teams like the Los Angeles Lakers in the NBA do well, conversely the NBA does better.
    on Feb 4, 2008 By: Brian France Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune

  3. "It's unfortunate, but conversely, it is important for him to get healthy," Griffey said Friday night. "We'd rather see him as healthy as possible."
    on Apr 3, 2009 By: Ken Griffey Jr Source: USA Today

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