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contrapositionn. [Pref. contra- + position: cf. f. conterposition.].
  •  A placing over against; opposite position.  F. Potter.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A so-called immediate inference which consists in denying the original subject of the contradictory predicate; e. g.: Every S is P; therefore, no Not-P is S.  [1913 Webster]


contraposition, n.
1 opposition or contrast.
2 Logic conversion of a proposition from all A is B to all not-B is not-A.

contrapositive adj. & n.
LL contrapositio (as CONTRA-, ponere posit- place)



antagonism, antipathy, antithesis, backlash, bucking, challenge, clashing, collision, con, conflict, confrontation, confutation, contention, contradiction, contradistinction, contraindication, contrariety, contrast, contravention, contraversion, counteraction, counterposition, counterworking, crankiness, cross-purposes, crosscurrent, crossing, crotchetiness, denial, disagreement, discrepancy, dissent, friction, head wind, hostility, impugnation, impugnment, inconsistency, inimicalness, interference, kick, negation, nonconformity, opposing, oppositeness, opposition, opposure, oppugnance, oppugnancy, oppugnation, perverseness, perversity, polarity, reaction, rebutment, rebuttal, recalcitrance, recoil, refusal, rejection, renitency, repercussion, repugnance, resistance, revolt, showdown, standing against, swimming upstream, traversal, undercurrent




N inversion, eversion, subversion, reversion, retroversion, introversion, contraposition, contrariety, reversal, turn of the tide, overturn, somersault, somerset, summerset, culbute, revulsion, pirouette, transposition, transposal, anastrophy, metastasis, hyperbaton, anastrophe, hysteron proteron, hypallage, synchysis, tmesis, parenthesis, metathesis, palindrome, pronation and supination, inverted, wrong side out, wrong side up, inside out, upside down, bottom upwards, keel upwards, supine, on one's head, topsy-turvy, sens dessus dessous, inverse, reverse, opposite, top heavy, inversely, hirdy-girdy, heels over head, head over heels.


N contraposition, opposition, polarity, inversion, opposite side, reverse, inverse, counterpart, antipodes, opposite poles, North and South, antonym, opposite (contrariety), opposite, reverse, inverse, converse, antipodal, subcontrary, fronting, facing, diametrically opposite, Northern, septentrional, Boreal, arctic, Southern, Austral, antarctic, over, over the way, over against, against, face to face, vis-a- vis, as poles asunder.

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