Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb reverse

5 senses of reverse

Sense 1
change by reversal, turn, reverse -- (change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
turn back, invert, reverse -- (turn inside out or upside down)
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 3
overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse -- (rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill")
       => rule, decree -- (decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed")

Sense 4
revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate -- (cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence")
       => cancel, strike down -- (declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law")

Sense 5
invert, reverse -- (reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of; "when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb")
       => reorder -- (assign a new order to)

Antonyms of adj reversed

2 senses of reversed

Sense 1
reversed -- (turned inside out and resewn; "the reversed collar looked as good as new")

INDIRECT (VIA turned) -> unturned -- (not turned; "left no stone unturned")

Sense 2
converse, reversed, transposed -- (turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters")

INDIRECT (VIA backward) -> forward -- (at or near or directed toward the front; "the forward section of the aircraft"; "a forward plunge down the stairs"; "forward motion")

Similarity of adj reversed

2 senses of reversed

Sense 1
reversed -- (turned inside out and resewn; "the reversed collar looked as good as new")
       => turned (vs. unturned) -- (moved around an axis or center)

Sense 2
converse, reversed, transposed -- (turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters")
       => backward (vs. forward) -- (directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view")

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