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reverses

verb
present tense third-person singular of reverse

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to change (as an opinion) to the contrary
  • the appeals court reversed the district court's decision

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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

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reverses

noun
plural of reverse

Synonyms & Antonyms of reverses (Entry 2 of 2)

1 a change in status for the worse usually temporarily
  • the party has suffered some major reverses as a result of the corruption scandal

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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

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3 a behind part or surface
  • on the reverse of the ticket you'll find the notice that it's nontransferable

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“Reverses.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reverses. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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