Synonyms for reverse

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : ri-vurs
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈvɜrs

Top 10 synonyms for reverse Other synonyms for the word reverse

Définition of reverse

Origin :
  • c.1300, from Old French revers "reverse, cross, opposite" (13c.), from Latin reversus, past participle of revertere "turn back, turn about, come back, return" (see revert). Reverse angle in film-making is from 1934. Reverse discrimination is attested from 1962, American English.
  • noun opposite
  • noun bad luck; failure
  • verb turn upside down or backwards
  • verb cancel, change
Example sentences :
  • To make it such is in every respect the reverse of scientific.
  • Extract from : « 'Tis Sixty Years Since » by Charles Francis Adams
  • The Hampshire knight was not a man to be disheartened by a reverse.
  • Extract from : « The White Company » by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • The action of the 16th September is considered by some to have been a reverse.
  • Extract from : « The Story of the Malakand Field Force » by Sir Winston S. Churchill
  • Then, without comment, he glided out to reverse all his arrangements.
  • Extract from : « The Leopard Woman » by Stewart Edward White
  • Will you take my word for it, when I tell you she has not your right interests at heart, but the reverse?
  • Extract from : « The Black Bag » by Louis Joseph Vance
  • Now, directly the reverse of this proposition is what is true.
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • We can only say that what is fittest for the monkey is ill-fitted for man, and the reverse.
  • Extract from : « Life: Its True Genesis » by R. W. Wright
  • I take it as the reverse of flattering to be supposed that I have any liking for such a ninny as you are.
  • Extract from : « Jennie Baxter, Journalist » by Robert Barr
  • I knew that so many of his “fair pupils” considered him exactly the reverse.
  • Extract from : « The First Violin » by Jessie Fothergill
  • There was no liberty where the laws were unreasonable, and Shaddai's laws were the reverse of reasonable.
  • Extract from : « Bunyan » by James Anthony Froude

Antonyms for reverse

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