reverse oneself

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of reverse oneself

US, formal
:to change one's decision or opinion about something
  • The mayor has reversed himself on the issue of raising taxes.

Word by Word Definitions

reverse play
  1. : opposite or contrary to a previous or normal condition

  2. : having the back presented to the observer or opponent

  3. : made with one's back to the basketball net

  1. : to turn completely about in position or direction

  2. : to turn upside down : invert

  3. : to cause to take an opposite point of view

  1. : something directly contrary to something else : opposite

  2. : an act or instance of reversing

  3. : the back part of something

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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