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reverse

re·verse

reverse

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vuhrs
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: opposite in direction, position, or movement.
The reverse side of the towel is softer.
similar words:
opposite, upside-down
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the opposite side.
The reverse of what he said is true.
synonyms:
back, rear
definition 2: the gear in a car that causes it to move with the back part first.
Put the car into reverse and back out of the parking spot.
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: reversed, reverses, reversing
definition: to move or turn in the opposite direction.
She reversed the car into the road.The judge reversed the other court's decision.The candidate reversed his position on the issue of immigration.
synonyms:
back
derivations: reversedly (adv.), reversely (adv.), reverser (n.)
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