Synonyms for invert
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The words reverse and transpose are common synonyms of invert. While all three words mean "to change to the opposite position," invert applies chiefly to turning upside down or inside out.
the number 9 looks like an inverted 6
The words reverse and invert can be used in similar contexts, but reverse is the most general term and may imply change in order, side, direction, meaning.
reversed his position on the trade agreement
While in some cases nearly identical to invert, transpose implies a change in order or relative position of units often through exchange of position.
transposed the letters to form an anagram
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“Invert.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/invert. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.
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