Thesaurus

invert

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of invert

  1. to change the position of (an object) so that the opposite side or end is showing if you invert the coin, there's a picture of a buffalo on the back Synonyms of invert flip, reverse, turn overWords Related to invert transpose; exchange, interchange, shift, switch; overturn, upset

Synonym Discussion of invert

reverse, transpose, invert mean to change to the opposite position. reverse is the most general term and may imply change in order, side, direction, meaning.
    • reversed his position on the trade agreement
transpose implies a change in order or relative position of units often through exchange of position.
    • transposed the letters to form an anagram
invert applies chiefly to turning upside down or inside out.
    • the number 9 looks like an inverted 6


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up invert? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!