Definition of reverse:
- A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.
- A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.
- Hence, to overthrow; to subvert.
- Reversed; as, a reverse shell.
- That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.
- That which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.
- The act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.
- The back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. See Obverse.
- To become or be reversed.
- To cause to return; to recall.
- To change totally; to alter to the opposite.
- To overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.
- To return; to revert.
- To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.
- To turn upside down; to invert.
- Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.
- Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.
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- invert (part of speech: verb)
- negate (part of speech: verb)
- diametric (part of speech: adjective)
- opposite (part of speech: adjective)
- revert (part of speech: verb)
- opposite side (part of speech: noun)
- "The Deluge", David Graham Phillips.
- "Piano Playing With Piano Questions Answered", Josef Hofmann.
- "The Nameless Castle", Maurus Jókai.