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Obverse

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Noun

1. obverse

the more conspicuous of two alternatives or cases or sides

Example Sentences:
'the obverse of this issue'

2. obverse

the side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Obverse

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adjective
1. 
facing or turned towards the observer
2. 
forming or serving as a counterpart
3. 
(of certain plant leaves) narrower at the base than at the top
noun
4. 
a counterpart or complement
5. 
the side of a coin that bears the main design or device
Compare reverse (sense 15)
6. logic
a categorial proposition derived from another by replacing the original predicate by its negation and changing the proposition from affirmative to negative or vice versa, as no sum is correct from every sum is incorrect

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Obverse

see synonyms of obverse
adjective
1. 
turned toward the observer
2. 
narrower at the base than at the top
an obverse leaf
3. 
forming a counterpart
noun
4. 
the side, as of a coin or medal, bearing the main design and the date
see also reverse
5. 
the front or main surface of anything
6. 
a counterpart
7.  Logic
the negative counterpart of an affirmative proposition, or the affirmative counterpart of a negative
“no one is infallible” is the obverse of “everyone is fallible”

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


Obverse

see synonyms of obverse
adj.
1. Facing or turned toward the observer: the obverse side of a statue.
2. Serving as a counterpart or complement.
n. (ŏbvûrs, ŏb-vûrs, əb-)
1. The side of a coin, medal, or badge that bears the principal stamp or design.
2. The more conspicuous of two possible alternatives, cases, or sides: the obverse of this issue.
3. Logic The counterpart of a proposition obtained by exchanging the affirmative for the negative quality of the whole proposition and then negating the predicate: The obverse of "Every act is predictable" is "No act is unpredictable."

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