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Noun
The other side of something, especially a flat surface
“The deadlines are listed on the reverse of this page.”
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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.”
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A change of mind or opinion
“Citizens began to wonder about the reasons for the reverse on his stance on corruption.”
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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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The absence or opposite of something actual or positive
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A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something
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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 seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
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Highs and lows
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A loss of success or status
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Regression
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The back or tail end of a row or length
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A discouraging response to an offer or approach
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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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Turn so as to face the opposite direction
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Militate against
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Back up, reverse
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To return to the starting point
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Take apart
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To undermine, especially someone's mood, ideas or feelings
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To defy or put up an opposition to
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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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To fluctuate from one condition, form, level or state to another
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Adjective
Opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect
“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.”
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Opposite in nature, direction, or meaning
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Situated at the rear
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