: in a contrasting or opposite way
—used to introduce a statement that contrasts with a previous statement or presents a differing interpretation or possibility
- The jurors' decision not to ask to rehear the experts' testimony could be an indication that they accepted their opinions at face value or, conversely, that they were unimpressed.
- —Manuel Roig-Franzia
- If this active gene is a mutation that would otherwise have been recessive, it can lead to disease. Conversely, if the silenced gene is harmful in some way, imprinting can be beneficial.
- —Michael Reilly