What does vice versa mean?

Definitions for vice versaˈvaɪ sə ˈvɜr sə, ˈvaɪs, ˈvaɪ si

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vice versa, the other way around, contrariwise(adverb)

    with the order reversed

    "she hates him and vice versa"


  1. vice versa(Adverb)

    The same but with the two things or people mentioned reversed.

  2. Origin: From ablative absolute vice versa, from feminine third declension noun vicis + feminine ablative singular of perfect passive participle versus, from verto.


  1. Vice Versa

    Vice Versa: A Lesson to Fathers is a novel by F. Anstey, first published in 1882. The title originates from the Latin phrase, "vice versa", meaning "the other way around".

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vice versa in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vice versa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles E. Wilson:

    What is good for the country is good for General Motors and vice versa.

  2. Siddharth Astir:

    More anticipated the beginning.... Less welcome is the end.... and vice versa

  3. Dan Hartmann:

    You check in and you're like, 'I'm feeling really nervous about this today, are you still OK with this?' And vice versa.

  4. Michael Knights:

    It's getting more coordinated than it was about two to three months ago. It has to be done through the Iraqi membrane because these groups cannot interact with the U.S. or vice versa.

  5. Scott Kahan:

    When you're working towards a physical goal, usually some measures improve before others, maybe the scale isn't going down as much as you thought, but your blood pressure is getting better, or vice versa.

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