Definition of vice versa in English:

vice versa


  • With the main items in the preceding statement the other way around.

    ‘science must be at the service of man, and not vice versa’
    • ‘Please view the italics as simply the opposite of the regular format, and vice versa.’
    • ‘It was now both of their turns to watch out, so as Megan stepped she would look down the hall on Marvolo's side and vice versa.’
    • ‘I don't have a bone to pick with them and vice versa.’
    • ‘You can only compose if you understand how to conduct and vice versa.’
    • ‘But Clay knows I know him better than anyone else possibly could, and vice versa.’
    • ‘Everett knew everything about her, and vice versa.’
    • ‘I wanted HIM to come running to ME, not vice versa.’
    • ‘Yuki introduced Kisho to everyone and vice versa.’
    conversely, inversely, the other way round, contrariwise, oppositely, in reverse, reciprocally
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Early 17th century: from Latin, literally in-turned position.


vice versa

/ˌvīs(ə) ˈvərsə/