Textual thesaurus for "reverse"

(adj) inverse

reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

(adj) rearward

directed or moving toward the rear

a rearward glance; a rearward movement

(noun) turnabout, turnaround, reversal, reversion

turning in the opposite direction

(noun) reverse gear

the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed

(noun) verso

the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design

(noun) blow, setback, black eye, reversal

an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

(noun) contrary, opposite

a relation of direct opposition

we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true

(verb) turn, change by reversal

change to the contrary

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

(verb) invert, turn back

turn inside out or upside down

(verb) invert

reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of

when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb

(verb) overthrow, overturn, override, overrule

rule against

The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill

(verb) vacate, countermand, overturn, lift, annul, repeal, rescind, revoke

cancel officially

He revoked the ban on smoking; lift an embargo; vacate a death sentence