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
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.

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.

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
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.

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

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

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.

More Words for Reverse

Exchange / Overturn / Rout / Veto / Trouble / Mirror / Rear / Back / Backward / Upset / Change

Reverse C

Entertainment / Golf / Reverse C: A finish position to the full swing where the hips are dramatically thrust out toward the target and the head is leaning back with the spine also arched backward (when a right-handed golfer gets into 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

Reverse Transcription

Science / Biology / Reverse Transcription: Process of transcribing a single-stranded DNA from a single-stranded RNA (the reverse of transcription); used by retroviruses as well as in biotechnology. 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 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 Pivot

Entertainment / Basketball / Reverse Pivot: Stepping backward while turning on the pivot foot. MORE

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