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Adjective
/riˈvərs/,
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reverses, 3rd person singular present; reversed, past participle; reversing, present participle; reversed, past tense;
  1. Going in or turned toward the direction opposite to that previously stated
    • - the trend appears to be going in the reverse direction
  2. Operating, behaving, or ordered in a way contrary or opposite to that which is usual or expected
    • - here are the results in reverse order
  3. (of a voltage applied to a semiconductor junction) In the direction that does not allow significant current to flow

  4. Denoting a fault or faulting in which a relative downward movement occurred in the strata situated on the underside of the fault plane

Verb
  1. Move backward
    • - the truck reversed into the back of a bus
  2. Cause (a vehicle) to move backward
    • - I got in the car, reversed it and drove it up the driveway
  3. Turn (something) the other way around or up or inside out
    • - a reversed S-shape
  4. Make (something) the opposite of what it was
    • - the damage done to the ozone layer may be reversed
  5. Exchange (the position or function) of two people or things
    • - the experimenter and the subject reversed roles and the experiment was repeated
  6. Revoke or annul (a judgment, sentence, or decree made by a lower court or authority)
    • - the court reversed his conviction
  7. (of an engine) Work in a contrary direction
    • - the ship's engines reversed and cut out altogether
  8. Make (type or a design) print as white in a block of solid color or a halftone
    • - their press ads had a headline reversed out of the illustration
Noun
  1. A complete change of direction or action
    • - the growth actuates a reverse of photosynthesis
  2. Reverse gear on a motor vehicle; the position of a gear lever or selector corresponding to this

  3. The opposite or contrary to that previously stated
    • - he didn't feel homesick—quite the reverse
  4. An adverse change of fortune; a setback or defeat
    • - the team suffered its heaviest reverse of the season
  5. A play in which the ballcarrier reverses the direction of attack by lateraling or handling the ball to a teammate moving in the opposite direction

  6. The opposite side or face to the observer
    • - the address is given on the reverse of this leaflet
  7. A left-hand page of an open book, or the back of a loose document

  8. The side of a coin or medal bearing the value or secondary design

  9. The design or inscription on this side


  1. a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
  2. 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"
  3. rearward: directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
  4. of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle; "in reverse gear"
  5. the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
  6. turn back: turn inside out or upside down
  7. Reverse is the debut album from Romanian group Morandi released in 2005. It had big success in Europe. Morandi released their first single, "Love Me", in 2004. It was successful, especially in many clubs of Bucharest.
  8. A reverse (sometimes referred to as an end reverse) is a relatively common trick play in American football that involves one or more abrupt changes in the lateral flow of a rushing play.
  9. A reverse, in the card game contract bridge, is a bidding sequence designed to show additional strength without the need to make a jump bid; specifically two suits are bid in the reverse order to that expected by the basic bidding system. ...
  10. The term, obverse, and its opposite, reverse, describe the two sides of units of currency and many other kinds of two-sided objects - most often in reference to coins, but also to paper currency, flags (see Flag terminology), medals, drawings, old master prints and other works of art, and ...
  11. In the sport of cricket, making the ball move in the air with the older ball is called reverse swing.
  12. The opposite of front; The opposite of forward; The gear setting of an automobile that makes it travel backwards; The tails side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that is opposite the obverse; To turn something around such that it faces in the opposite direction; To turn something ...
  13. The opposite of what you see. Printing the background of an image. For example; type your name on a piece of paper. The reverse of this would be a black piece of paper with a white name.
  14. In horse racing, to ask for a second exacta wager which specifies two horses in reverse order of the first exacta wager.
  15. When an appellate court sets aside the decision of a trial court. A reversal is often accompanied by a remand to the lower court for further proceedings.
  16. Type, graphic or illustration reproduced by printing ink around its outline, thus allowing the underlying color or paper to show through and form the image. The image 'reverses out' of the ink color. Also called knockout and liftout.
  17. The rear side of a leaf in a bound book; in other words, the left-hand page of an opened book. Also called the verso.
  18. Not to be confused for the Japanese version of FLIP. To reverse something does not mean that you put it back to normal. If you reverse a decrease in attack, it becomes an increase in attack. Cards that reverse effects do not stack. Using 2 Reverse Traps has the same effect as using 1. ...
  19. The rear side of coins and medals.
  20. A misdirection play designed to confuse the defense. The quarterback hands off to a running back who then hands the ball off to a receiver who is running laterally towards him. This swings the play to the opposite side of the field. ...
  21. Type appearing in white or other light color on a black or dark background. Sometimes called a knockout if the type is the color of the paper.
  22. The reverse version is used when the signature appears on a black background. It may not be inverted (modified to positive form) for use on a light background.
  23. adj.  ~ contrary or opposite to what is expected
  24. An effect that takes one or both channels in a sound file and plays them backwards. This effect is available with Industrial Audio Software's ePodcast Producer.
  25. The back of the leaf, with the even page numbering. E.g. "bookplate affixed to the reverse of the half-title page".