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Other Words for Reverse

Reverse Adjective Synonyms
alter, change, modify, renounce, recant, take back
Reverse the polarity of the wiring. I reversed my opinion after hearing her sing.

Reverse Noun Synonyms
invert, overturn, turn upside down, turn topsy-turvy, turn over, up-end, exchange, change, interchange, transpose
Using your finger to keep the mercury from running out, reverse the tube in the dish of mercury. Perhaps the car will start if you reverse the leads to the battery.

opposite, contrary, inverse, converse, inverted, upside down, mirror, reversed, backward
Now try turning the wheel in the reverse direction. What appears on the retina is a reverse image, which the brain inverts.

overturn, overthrow, upset, set aside, quash, override, annul, nullify, vacate, abandon, revoke, negate, veto, declare null and void, disaffirm, invalidate, cancel, repeal, rescind, overrule, countermand, undo
The superior tribunal reversed the decision of the lower-court judge.

Reverse Verb Synonyms
back up, move or go backwards or also backward, backtrack, make sternway
You will be in the right spot if you reverse a yard or two.

opposite, contrary, converse, antithesis
Whatever she tells you, I suggest you do the reverse.

set-back, disappointment, misfortune, reversal, mishap, misadventure, trouble, problem, difficulty, vicissitude, adversity, defeat, disaster, catastrophe, d‚bacle, rout, washout
We suffered a temporary reverse or two in business, but we're all right now. United suffered a humiliating reverse against Wanderers in the cup last week.

back, rear, wrong side, verso, underside, flip side, B-side, tail side
Read what it says on the reverse.

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Reverse Stock Split

Business / Finance / Reverse Stock Split: A proportionate decrease in the number of shares, but not the total value of shares of stock held by shareholders. Shareholders maintain the same percentage of equity as before the split. For example, MORE

Reverse DNS

Technology / Email / Reverse DNS: The process in which an IP address is matched correctly to a domain name, instead of a domain name being matched to an IP address. Reverse DNS is a popular method for catching spammers who use invalid MORE

Reverse Osmosis

Science / Chemistry / Reverse Osmosis: Solvent molecules flow spontaneously from a dilute solution through a semipermeable membrane to a more concentrated solution (osmosis). In reverse osmosis, pressure is applied to the more concentrated MORE

Reverse Price Risk

Business / Finance / Reverse Price Risk: A type of mortgage pipeline risk that occurs when a lender commits to sell loans to an investor at rates prevailing at the time of mortgage application but sets the note rates when the borrowers close MORE

Reverse Pitch

Entertainment / Bowling / Reverse Pitch: Angling of the thumbhole backward so the tip of the thumb is extended away from the palm. It is used to help the thumb exit the hole sooner; although very common and generally desirable, too much can MORE

Reverse Overlap

Entertainment / Golf / Reverse Overlap: ('reverse overlap grip') probably the most common grip used for putting - a method of placing the hands on the club such that the index finger of the top hand rests on top of the fingers of the bottom MORE