from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. With the order or meaning reversed; conversely.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. The same but with the two things or people mentioned reversed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The order being changed.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with the order reversed
Latin vice versā : vice, ablative of *vix, position + versā, feminine ablative of versus, past participle of vertere, to turn.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin ablative absolute vice versā, from feminine third declension noun vicis ("arrangement, order, position, etc.") + feminine ablative singular of perfect passive participle versus, from vertō. (Wiktionary)