- Vice-versa is defined as the order is reversed.
When someone says "black or white" and you say "no, white or black" this is an example of vice versa.
vice versa definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Classical Latin
vice versa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
adverb Abbr. v.v.
Origin: Latin vice versā : vice, ablative of *vix, position + versā, feminine ablative of versus, past participle of vertere, to turn.