What is another word for the opposite way?

Pronunciation: [ðɪ ˈɒpəsˌɪt wˈe͡ɪ] (IPA)

There are several synonyms for the phrase "the opposite way." One of the most commonly used is "in the opposite direction," which conveys the same meaning of moving in the opposite direction. Another option is to use the term "backwards," which can be used to describe a motion that is contrary to the direction of forward movement. "Reverse" is another synonym for the phrase, which is often used in the context of driving or operating machinery. Lastly, "against the grain" is a colloquial phrase that can be used to indicate a contrary direction or movement. These synonyms can be used interchangeably to convey the opposite movement or direction in various contexts.

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What are the hypernyms for The opposite way?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with The opposite way

  • It is a weird thing, because most people tend to get more conservative as they get older, but I find myself going the opposite way. I am sure that by the end I will be selling Marxist pamphlets on the Holloway Road.
    Rory Bremner
  • But Contra la Puerta was done mostly in the opposite way, starting with sounds and melodies.
    Jim Coleman
  • The satirical direction I have chosen is an indication of my disappointment in man, which is the opposite way of saying that I have high expectations for the human race.
    Jack Levine
  • I think you kind of hope for people to gush over movies, but I think the opposite way is great sometimes, too. I'd rather have a movie that you're angry about and that you're talking about the next day, than something you forget about when the popcorn goes into the trash.
    Gabriel Mann
  • I figured, 'When is that ever going to happen again?'. So I basically set out the opposite way movies are made; I set out with a budget first. I said, 'What can I do well for $40,000?'.
    John Sayles

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