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reverse (n):
turning in the opposite direction
Related Words: reversal
reverse (n):
(American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
reverse (n):
the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
reverse (n):
the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
reverse (n):
an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
Related Word: setback
reverse (n):
a relation of direct opposition
Samples
we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
reverse (v):
change to the contrary
Samples
The trend was reversed.
the tides turned against him.
public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern

Related Words: turn
reverse (v):
turn inside out or upside down
Related Words: invert
reverse (v):
reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of
Samples
when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb
reverse (v):
rule against
Samples
The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill
reverse (v):
cancel officially
Samples
He revoked the ban on smoking.
lift an embargo.
vacate a death sentence

Related Words: annulcountermandrepealrescindrevokevacate
reverse (s):
reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
reverse (s):
directed or moving toward the rear
Samples
a rearward glance.
a rearward movement

Related Word: rearward
reverse (a):
of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle
Samples
in reverse gear
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