# inversely

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## in·verse

(ĭn-vûrs′, ĭn′vûrs′)
1. Reversed in order, nature, or effect.
2. Mathematics Of or relating to an inverse or an inverse function.
3. Archaic Turned upside down; inverted.
n. (ĭn′vûrs′, ĭn-vûrs′)
1. Something that is opposite, as in sequence or character; the reverse.
2. Mathematics One of a pair of elements in a set whose result under the operation of the set is the identity element, especially:
a. The reciprocal of a designated quantity. Also called multiplicative inverse.
b. The negative of a designated quantity. Also called additive inverse.

[Middle English, from Latin inversus, past participle of invertere, to invert; see invert.]

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
 Adv. 1 inversely - in an inverse or contrary manner; "inversely related"; "wavelength and frequency are, of course, related reciprocally"- F.A.Geldardreciprocally
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Translations

## inversely

A is inversely proportional to BA es inversamente proporcional a B
interest rates and prices are inversely related
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## inversely

to be inversely proportional to sth → être inversement proportionnel à qch
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## inversely

inversely proportionate →
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References in classic literature ?
I then saw our image clearly reflected, drawn inversely, and above us appeared an identical group reflecting our movements and our actions; in a word, like us in every point, except that they walked with their heads downward and their feet in the air.
But the strength of the donkey mind lies in adopting a course inversely as the arguments urged, which, well considered, requires as great a mental force as the direct sequence; and the present donkey proved the first-rate order of his intelligence by coming to a dead standstill just when the blows were thickest.
We know that the attraction, otherwise called the weight, is in proportion to the densities of the bodies, and inversely as the squares of the distances.
On the near side, the seawall makes an elbow crooked inversely, and its end too has a lighthouse.
Inversely it will bring out the weaknesses of the system.
18, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- Caffeine intake from coffee is inversely associated with the risk for incident rosacea, according to a study published online Oct.
Cesarean delivery rates of up to 19.1/100 live births were inversely co-related with the maternal mortality ratio at the country level, and cesarean delivery rates of up to 19.4/100 live births were inversely correlated with the neonatal mortality ratio.
The researchers found that consumption of gazpacho was inversely associated with the incidence of high blood pressure (hypertension), reporting that the risk could be reduced by as much as 27%.
A team in Seoul said: "This adds to a growing body of evidence suggesting Coffee consumption might be inversely associated with cardiovascular disease risk."
For adolescents, fruit intake was inversely associated with current wheeze, severe asthma, severe rhinoconjunctivits and severe eczema; milk intake was inversely associated with current wheeze, severe asthma and current and severe rhinoconjuctivitis; and vegetable consumption was inversely associated with current wheeze.
Researchers found total dietary fiber intake was inversely associated with the risk of cardiovascular disease and coronary heart disease.

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