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Reverse

Antonyms for reverse:

enact, advance, progress, forward.

Synonyms for reverse:

Sense 1

distort, change around, contrariwise, pivot, reshape, individuate, countervailing, modify, transmute, get back, fine-tune, recast, tip-up, vary, tweak, remodel, skew, Antipode, key to, make into, differ, overhaul, turn into, antipodal, fudge, alter, remould, Backset, conversely, different, customize, antipodean, hang, reinvent, remold, vice versa, oppose, reconstitute, face about, roll, antonymous, antipodes, radicalize, tip, transmogrify, swivel, juggle, contrapositive, antonymic, flip, wheel around.

Sense 2

convert, defeat, contrast, opposed, modulate, paradoxical, turn in, back, withdraw, do to, adapt, otherwise, contradictory, undo, switch, shift, wrong, undoing, doctor, diametrical, translate, disguise, readjust, adjust.

Sense 3

dubious, angle, revise, tilt, spin, rework.

Sense 4

lean, turn out, other, pitch, counter.

Sense 5

opposing, recall.

Sense 6

touch.

Sense 9

have, right.

disaster

catastrophe.

double back

turn back.

flip over

overturn.

injury

damage.

quash

quash.

retard

set-back.

retrogressive

regressive.

turn around

turn about.

all (adjective)

rearward.

diametric (adjective)

diametric, converse, opposite, Against, adversarial, across, polar, inverse.

opposed (adjective)

diametric.

opposite (adjective)

anti, inverse, converse, contrary, antithetical, antonymous, diametric, opposite, antipodean, negative, Contra, antonymic.

Sense 1 (noun)

adapt.

Sense 2 (noun)

shift.

Sense 3 (noun)

convert, modify.

Sense 6 (noun)

spin, roll, adjust, angle, tip-up, Backset, tilt.

Sense 7 (noun)

diametrical, antonymous, antipodal, antipodean, opposing, antonymic, negation.

Sense 10 (noun)

opposed, vice versa, otherwise, paradoxical, conversely.

bad luck; failure (noun)

catastrophe, blow, defeat, misfortune, setback, adversity, hardship, check.

difference (noun)

contrast.

disappointment (noun)

setback.

opposite (noun)

contrary, retrogression, antipodes, Contra, turn, reversal, Antipode, turn around, negation, flip-flop, retroversion, turnabout, antithesis, volte-face, change of mind, inverse, contradictory, regression, contrapositive, counter, converse, rear, antonym, back, verso, switch, about-face, reversion.

opposite side (noun)

adversary.

regression (noun)

retrogression.

reverse (noun)

change by reversal, invert, turn, inverse, lift, turnabout, overturn, repeal, contrary, backward, overthrow, annul, blow, rescind, setback, countermand, turnaround, rearward, reversal, vacate, revoke, reversion, verso, opposite, overrule, override.

cancel, change (verb)

invalidate, revoke, nullify, convert, rescind, alter, undo, recall, countermand, repeal, annul, overrule, lift, modify, quash, negate, overthrow.

change (verb)

invert, turn back.

invert (verb)

change, capsize, transpose, upturn, upset, upend.

negate (verb)

deny, check, repudiate, disprove, invert, invalidate, negate, efface, counterbalance, cancel, disavow, renounce, overturn, Counterwork, Disaffirm, dispute, disclaim, nullify, contradict.

revert (verb)

relapse, revert, retrogress, return, regress.

turn upside down or backwards (verb)

backtrack, turn over, transpose, double back, capsize, shift, turn back, upend, revert, invert, overturn, upset.

Usage examples for reverse:

  • The reverse of what we find in other Mahometan countries. - "Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846", James Richardson.
  • It's only a small reverse. - "For the Allinson Honor", Harold Bindloss.
  • The 1st Division occupied Couthenans with one battalion, and brought up five batteries on the reverse slope of the heights to the north of that place. - "The Franco-German War of 1870-71", Count Helmuth, von Moltke.

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