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reverse

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reverse

  1. 1 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily the party has suffered some major reverses as a result of the corruption scandal Synonyms knock, lapse, reversal, setback Related Words disappointment, frustration, letdown; comedown, decline, descent, down, downfall, fall; turnabout, turnaround; recession, regression, retrogression, reversion; relapse; breakdown, collapse, crash, meltdown, ruin, undoing Near Antonyms status quo

  2. 2 something that is as different as possible from something else how could you think I don't like pizza, when it's just the reverse: I love pizza Synonyms antipode, antithesis, contrary, counter, negative, obverse, oppositeRelated Words negation; antonym; counterpoint; converse, inverse, mirror imageNear Antonyms synonym; analogue (or analog), counterpart; carbon copy, copy, duplicate, replica

  3. 3 a behind part or surface on the reverse of the ticket you'll find the notice that it's nontransferable Synonyms back, rear, tailAntonyms face, forehead, forepart, front


reverse

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of reverse

  1. 1 to change (as an opinion) to the contrary the appeals court reversed the district court's decision Synonyms switch Related Words abrogate, annul, overturn, repeal, rescind, revoke, strike down; about-face, backtrack, countermand, revert Near Antonyms maintain, support, uphold

  2. 2 to change the position of (an object) so that the opposite side or end is showing when one side of the cleaning cloth gets dirty, just reverse it you can reverse the jacket for a whole new look Synonyms flip, invert, turn over Related Words transpose; exchange, interchange, shift, switch; overturn, upset


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