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Noun
The other side of something, especially a flat surface
“The deadlines are listed on the reverse of this page.”
Noun
A person or thing that is the direct opposite of someone or something else
“The origin of new characters and the persistence of ancestral ones can occur in two ways, one of which is the exact reverse of the other.”
Noun
A change of mind or opinion
“Citizens began to wonder about the reasons for the reverse on his stance on corruption.”
Noun
A setback, or change for the worse
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“Limerick have proved the most consistent in the regular league rounds with their only reverse being suffered in the first round, against Cork.”
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The state of being vanquished
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A loss of success or status
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A change, especially in one's life or fortunes
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A means of control or restraint
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A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something
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The back or tail end of a row or length
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The absence or opposite of something actual or positive
Verb
To retreat or move backward, sometimes figuratively
“At the end of each leg, we executed a slow 180-degree turn to reverse our course.”
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To change into something different, contrary or opposite
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“There are a few websites that reverse this process by using a light text on a dark background.”
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To change a decision, opinion, or course of action
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“He waited, silently hoping Cobin would say something to try and make him reverse his decision, to give some sign he cared.”
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To cancel or annul a decision or course of action
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“I believe that Congress should do whatever is necessary to reverse this ruling.”
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To turn or set in an opposite direction, order, or position
“Place a clean hot cloth over the rice and reverse the colander so that all of the water is drained.”
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To turn (something) inward or inside out
“When climbing over a rocky surface, I reverse my jacket to protect the outer layer.”
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To return or change back to a former state
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To turn around and head in the opposite direction
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To wind (a tape, cassette, or film, etc) towards the beginning
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To return to the starting point
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To have a negative impact, thwarting one's intentions or goals
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To reverse a vehicle backward into a designated parking space
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To turn so as to face the opposite direction
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(of light or an image) To bend back or mirror
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To cause disarray or disorganization in the order of
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Adjective
Opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect
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“According to the reverse argument, if the future is contingent, so is the past.”
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Moving or turned towards a backward or opposite direction
“There would be a reverse tide, flowing up the river equally as fast as the normal downriver flow.”
Adjective
Situated at the rear
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