vice versa

adverb
vice ver·​sa | \ ˈvīs-ˈvər-sə How to pronounce vice versa (audio) , ˌvī-si-ˈvər-sə How to pronounce vice versa (audio) \

Definition of vice versa

: with the order changed : with the relations reversed : conversely

Examples of vice versa in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Enemies in some worlds are friends in others, and vice versa. David Fear, Rolling Stone, 3 May 2022 Sam deploys is suitable for Walmart, and vice versa. Phil Wahba, Fortune, 21 Apr. 2022 This is especially true for Africa and Asia, continents that have been hotspots for deadly disease spread from humans to animals or vice versa over the last several decades, including the flu, HIV, Ebola and coronavirus. Drew Costley, Chicago Tribune, 28 Apr. 2022 This is especially true for Africa and Asia, continents that have been hot spots for deadly disease spread from humans to animals or vice versa over the last several decades, including the flu, HIV, Ebola and the coronavirus. NBC News, 28 Apr. 2022 Who was responsible for the attacks was unclear, with Russian officials quickly rejecting Ukrainian suggestions they were involved and vice versa. Washington Post, 28 Apr. 2022 In certain lights, many of the greens look like ginger and vice versa. Danielle Bernabe, Fortune, 26 Apr. 2022 In the video, MacDonald superimposes his voice onto Black faces and bodies, and vice versa. Alice Hines, Rolling Stone, 26 Apr. 2022 Bring over Black British comedy to the U.S. and vice versa. Los Angeles Times, 24 Apr. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of vice versa

1601, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for vice versa

Latin

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The first known use of vice versa was in 1601

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Last Updated

12 May 2022

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“Vice versa.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vice%20versa. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for vice versa

vice versa

adverb
vice ver·​sa | \ ˌvī-si-ˈvər-sə How to pronounce vice versa (audio) , ˈvīs-ˈvər- \

Kids Definition of vice versa

: with the order turned around Go here to there, not vice versa.

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