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Meaning: REVERSE

1(n)a relation of direct opposition
Type: 'noun.linkdef'
Usage: 'we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true'
Synonym: contrary, opposite,
2(n)the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Synonym: reverse gear,
3(n)an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
Type: 'noun.event'
Synonym: black eye, blow, reversal, setback,
4(n)the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
Type: 'noun.artifact'
Synonym: verso,
5(n)(American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
Type: 'noun.act'
6(n)turning in the opposite direction
Type: 'noun.act'
Synonym: reversal, reversion, turnabout, turnaround,
1(v)change to the contrary
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'The trend was reversed'
Usage: 'the tides turned against him'
Usage: 'public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern'
Synonym: change by reversal, turn,
2(v)turn inside out or upside down
Type: 'verb.change'
Synonym: invert, turn back,
3(v)rule against
Type: 'verb.cognition'
Usage: 'The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill'
Synonym: override, overrule, overthrow, overturn,
4(v)cancel officially
Type: 'verb.communication'
Usage: 'He revoked the ban on smoking'
Usage: 'lift an embargo'
Usage: 'vacate a death sentence'
Synonym: annul, countermand, lift, overturn, repeal, rescind, revoke, vacate,
5(v)reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of
Type: 'verb.change'
Usage: 'when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb'
Synonym: invert,
2(a)of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle
Type: 'adj.all'
Usage: 'in reverse gear'
1(s)directed or moving toward the rear
Type: 'adj.all'
Usage: 'a rearward glance'
Usage: 'a rearward movement'
Synonym: rearward,
3(s)reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
Type: 'adj.all'
Synonym: inverse,

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