Definition of Obverse. Meaning of Obverse. Synonyms of Obverse

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Definition of Obverse

Obverse
Obverse Ob*verse", a. [L. obversus, p. p. of obvertere. See Obvert.] Having the base, or end next the attachment, narrower than the top, as a leaf.
Obverse
Obverse Ob"verse, n. [Cf.F. obverse, obvers. See Obverse, a.] 1. The face of a coin which has the principal image or inscription upon it; -- the other side being the reverse. 2. Anything necessarily involved in, or answering to, another; the more apparent or conspicuous of two possible sides, or of two corresponding things. The fact that it [a belief] invariably exists being the obverse of the fact that there is no alternative belief. --H. Spencer.

Meaning of Obverse from wikipedia

- Obverse and its opposite, reverse, refer to the two flat faces of coins and some other two-sided objects, including paper money, flags, seals, medals...
- In traditional logic, obversion is a "type of immediate inference in which from a given proposition another proposition is inferred whose subject is the...
- The 18th U.S. President (1869-77), Ulysses S. Grant, is featured on the obverse, while the U.S. Capitol is featured on the reverse. All current-issue $50...
- and American founding father Benjamin Franklin has been featured on the obverse of the bill since 1914. On the reverse of the banknote is an image of Independence...
- in 1951 500 lire – obverse and reverseprinted in 1947 5000 lire – obverse and reverseprinted in 1947 10,000 lire – obverse and reverse – printed...
- contains a list of flags for which the reverse (back) is different from the obverse (front). It includes current as well as historic flags of both nations...
- the maple leaf. The Queen' s image appears on $20 bank notes, and on the obverse of all current Canadian coins. Canadian literature is often divided into...
- Athenaeum Portrait, a painting by Gilbert Stuart, is currently featured on the obverse, and the Great Seal of the United States is featured on the reverse. The...
- Obverse Books is a British publisher initially known for publishing books relating to the character Iris Wildthyme, and currently for the Black Archive...
- Like all British coinage, it bore the portrait of the monarch on the obverse. Before Decimal Day in 1971, there were 240 pence in one pound sterling...
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