Antonyms of noun reversal

1 of 8 senses of reversal

Sense 5
reversal -- (a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside)
       Antonym of affirmation (Sense 4)
      => affirmation -- (a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun reversal

8 senses of reversal

Sense 1
reversal -- (a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function")
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

Sense 2
reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye -- (an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating)
       => happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event -- (an event that happens)

Sense 3
reversal, turn around -- (turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens")
       => turning, turn -- (a movement in a new direction; "the turning of the wind")

Sense 4
reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround -- (a decision to reverse an earlier decision)
       => decision making, deciding -- (the cognitive process of reaching a decision; "a good executive must be good at decision making")

Sense 5
reversal -- (a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside)
       => judgment, judgement, judicial decision -- ((law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it)

Sense 6
reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround -- (turning in the opposite direction)
       => change of direction, reorientation -- (the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented)

Sense 7
transposition, reversal -- (the act of reversing the order or place of)
       => reordering -- (a rearrangement in a different order)

Sense 8
about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change -- (a major change in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy")
       => change -- (the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election")

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