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reverse (top) and obverse (bottom) of a Polish zloty coin

re·verse

 (rĭ-vûrs′)
adj.
1. Turned backward in position, direction, or order: the reverse side of the poster.
2. Moving, acting, or organized in a manner contrary to the usual: in reverse order.
3. Causing backward movement: a reverse gear.
4. Printing Printed in such a way that the normally colored part appears white against a colored or black background.
n.
1. The opposite or contrary: All along we thought Sue was older than Bill, but just the reverse was true.
2.
a. The back or rear part: the reverse of the flyer.
b. The side of a coin or medal that does not carry the principal design; the verso.
3. A change to an opposite position, condition, or direction.
4. A change in fortune from better to worse; a setback: suffered financial reverses.
5.
a. A mechanism, such as a gear in a motor vehicle, that is used to reverse movement.
b. The position or operating condition of such a mechanism.
c. Movement in an opposite direction.
6. Football An offensive play in which a ball carrier running in one direction executes a handoff to a player running in the opposite direction.
v. re·versed, re·vers·ing, re·vers·es
v.tr.
1. To turn around to the opposite direction: The wind reversed the weather vane.
2. To turn inside out or upside down: reverse a jacket.
3. To exchange the positions of; transpose: reversed the people on stage.
4. Law To change or set aside (a lower court's decision).
5.
a. To cause to adopt a contrary viewpoint: reversed himself during the campaign.
b. To change to the opposite: reversed their planned course of action.
6. To cause (an engine or mechanism) to function in reverse.
7. To direct that (a charge) apply to the person receiving instead of making a telephone call.
v.intr.
1. To turn or move in the opposite direction.
2. To reverse the action of an engine.
Idiom:
reverse (one's) field
To turn and proceed in the opposite direction.

[Middle English revers, from Old French, from Latin reversus, past participle of revertere, to turn back; see revert.]

re·verse′ly adv.
re·vers′er n.
Synonyms: reverse, invert, transpose
These verbs mean to change to the opposite position, direction, or course. Reverse implies a complete turning about to a contrary position: We reversed the arrangement of the sofa and chairs. To invert is basically to turn something upside down or inside out, but the term may imply placing something in a reverse order: inverted the glass; invert subject and verb to form an interrogative. Transpose applies to altering position in a sequence by reversing or changing the order: I often misspell receive by transposing the "e" and the "i."

reverse

(rɪˈvɜːs)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to turn or set in an opposite direction, order, or position
2. to change into something different or contrary; alter completely: reverse one's policy.
3. (also intr) to move or cause to move backwards or in an opposite direction: to reverse a car.
4. (Mechanical Engineering) to run (machinery, etc) in the opposite direction to normal
5. to turn inside out
6. (Law) law to revoke or set aside (a judgment, decree, etc); annul
7. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (often foll by out) to print from plates so made that white lettering or design of (a page, text, display, etc) appears on a black or coloured background
8. (Military) reverse arms military to turn one's arms upside down, esp as a token of mourning
9. (Telecommunications) reverse the charge reverse the charges to make a telephone call at the recipient's expense
n
10. the opposite or contrary of something
11. the back or rear side of something
12. a change to an opposite position, state, or direction
13. a change for the worse; setback or defeat
14. (Mechanical Engineering)
a. the mechanism or gears by which machinery, a vehicle, etc, can be made to reverse its direction
b. (as modifier): reverse gear.
15. the side of a coin bearing a secondary design. Compare obverse5
16. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding)
a. printed matter in which normally black or coloured areas, esp lettering, appear white, and vice versa
b. (as modifier): reverse plates.
17. in reverse in an opposite or backward direction
18. the reverse of emphatically not; not at all: he was the reverse of polite when I called.
adj
19. opposite or contrary in direction, position, order, nature, etc; turned backwards
20. back to front; inverted
21. operating or moving in a manner contrary to that which is usual
22. denoting or relating to a mirror image
[C14: from Old French, from Latin reversus, from revertere to turn back]
reˈversely adv
reˈverser n

re•verse

(rɪˈvɜrs)

adj., n., v. -versed, -vers•ing. adj.
1. opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or character.
2. with the back or rear part toward the observer: the reverse side of a fabric.
3. pertaining to or producing movement in a mechanism opposite to that made under ordinary running conditions: reverse gear.
4. acting in a manner opposite or contrary to that which is usual.
5. of or pertaining to an image like that seen in a mirror; backward; reversed.
6. of or designating printed matter in which what is normally white, as the page, appears as black, and vice versa.
n.
7. the opposite or contrary of something.
8. the back or rear of anything.
9. the side of a coin, medal, etc., that does not bear the principal design (opposed to obverse).
10. an adverse change of fortune; a misfortune, check, or defeat.
11.
a. the condition of being reversed: to put an engine into reverse.
b. a reversing mechanism.
12. a football play on offense in which one back running laterally hands the ball to another back who is running in the opposite direction.
13. printed matter in which areas that normally appear as white are black, and vice versa.
v.t.
14. to turn in an opposite position; transpose.
15. to turn in the opposite direction; send on the opposite course.
16. to turn in the opposite order: to reverse a process.
17. to turn inside out or upside down.
18. to change the direction of running of (a mechanism).
19. to cause (a mechanism) to run in a direction opposite to that in which it ordinarily runs.
20. to revoke or annul (a decree, judgment, etc.): to reverse a verdict.
21. to alter to the opposite in character or tendency; change completely.
22. to have (the charges for a telephone call) billed to the recipient.
v.i.
23. to shift into reverse gear.
24. (of a mechanism) to be reversed.
25. to turn or move in the opposite or contrary direction.
[1275–1325; (n.) Middle English revers < Old French < Latin reversus, past participle of revertere to revert; (v.) Middle English < Old French reverser < Late Latin reversāre, frequentative of revertere]
re•verse′ly, adv.
re•vers′er, n.

reverse

  • wood engraving - Essentially the reverse of a woodcut.
  • contrary, converse, opposite, reverse - Contrary describes something that contradicts a proposition, converse is used when the elements of a proposition are reversed, opposite pertains to that which is diametrically opposed to a proposition, and reverse can mean each of those.
  • obverse, reverse - The side of a coin or medal with the main design is the obverse (head) and the other is the reverse (tail).
  • vice versa - An adverb, it is a Latin phrase, literally, "the position being reversed; inturned position."

reverse


Past participle: reversed
Gerund: reversing

Imperative
reverse
reverse
Present
I reverse
you reverse
he/she/it reverses
we reverse
you reverse
they reverse
Preterite
I reversed
you reversed
he/she/it reversed
we reversed
you reversed
they reversed
Present Continuous
I am reversing
you are reversing
he/she/it is reversing
we are reversing
you are reversing
they are reversing
Present Perfect
I have reversed
you have reversed
he/she/it has reversed
we have reversed
you have reversed
they have reversed
Past Continuous
I was reversing
you were reversing
he/she/it was reversing
we were reversing
you were reversing
they were reversing
Past Perfect
I had reversed
you had reversed
he/she/it had reversed
we had reversed
you had reversed
they had reversed
Future
I will reverse
you will reverse
he/she/it will reverse
we will reverse
you will reverse
they will reverse
Future Perfect
I will have reversed
you will have reversed
he/she/it will have reversed
we will have reversed
you will have reversed
they will have reversed
Future Continuous
I will be reversing
you will be reversing
he/she/it will be reversing
we will be reversing
you will be reversing
they will be reversing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reversing
you have been reversing
he/she/it has been reversing
we have been reversing
you have been reversing
they have been reversing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reversing
you will have been reversing
he/she/it will have been reversing
we will have been reversing
you will have been reversing
they will have been reversing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reversing
you had been reversing
he/she/it had been reversing
we had been reversing
you had been reversing
they had been reversing
Conditional
I would reverse
you would reverse
he/she/it would reverse
we would reverse
you would reverse
they would reverse
Past Conditional
I would have reversed
you would have reversed
he/she/it would have reversed
we would have reversed
you would have reversed
they would have reversed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reverse - a relation of direct oppositionreverse - a relation of direct opposition; "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
oppositeness, opposition - the relation between opposed entities
2.reverse - the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
auto, automobile, car, motorcar, machine - a motor vehicle with four wheels; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine; "he needs a car to get to work"
gear mechanism, gear - a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle)
3.reverse - an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedesreverse - an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
happening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent - an event that happens
whammy - a serious or devastating setback
4.reverse - the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
side - an extended outer surface of an object; "he turned the box over to examine the bottom side"; "they painted all four sides of the house"
tail - (usually plural) the reverse side of a coin that does not bear the representation of a person's head
coin - a flat metal piece (usually a disc) used as money
obverse - the side of a coin or medal bearing the principal stamp or design
5.reverse - (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
running, running game, running play, run - (American football) a play in which a player attempts to carry the ball through or past the opposing team; "the defensive line braced to stop the run"; "the coach put great emphasis on running"
double reverse - (American football) a running play in which a first reverse is followed by a second reverse
6.reverse - turning in the opposite directionreverse - turning in the opposite direction  
change of direction, reorientation - the act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
about turn, about-face - act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
u-turn - complete reversal of direction of travel
Verb1.reverse - change to the contraryreverse - 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"
flip-flop, interchange, alternate, tack, switch, flip - reverse (a direction, attitude, or course of action)
turn the tables, turn the tide - cause a complete reversal of the circumstances; "The tables are turned now that the Republicans are in power!"
commutate - reverse the direction of (an alternating electric current) each half cycle so as to produce a unidirectional current
switch, switch over, exchange - change over, change around, as to a new order or sequence
correct, right, rectify - make right or correct; "Correct the mistakes"; "rectify the calculation"
falsify - falsify knowingly; "She falsified the records"
permute, transpose, commute - change the order or arrangement of; "Dyslexics often transpose letters in a word"
metamorphose, transmogrify, transfigure - change completely the nature or appearance of; "In Kafka's story, a person metamorphoses into a bug"; "The treatment and diet transfigured her into a beautiful young woman"; "Jesus was transfigured after his resurrection"
retrovert, revert, turn back, regress, return - go back to a previous state; "We reverted to the old rules"
desynchronise, desynchronize - cause to become desynchronized; cause to occur at unrelated times
deconsecrate, unhallow, desecrate - remove the consecration from a person or an object
undo - cancel, annul, or reverse an action or its effect; "I wish I could undo my actions"
2.reverse - turn inside out or upside down
alter, change, 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"
3.reverse - rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
decree, rule - decide with authority; "The King decreed that all firstborn males should be killed"
4.reverse - cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
go back on, renege, renege on, renegue on - fail to fulfill a promise or obligation; "She backed out of her promise"
strike down, cancel - declare null and void; make ineffective; "Cancel the election results"; "strike down a law"
5.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
Adj.1.reverse - directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
backward - directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view"
2.reverse - of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle; "in reverse gear"
forward - of the transmission gear causing forward movement in a motor vehicle; "in a forward gear"
3.reverse - reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
backward - directed or facing toward the back or rear; "a backward view"

reverse

verb
2. turn round, turn over, upturn, turn upside down, upend The curve of the spine may be reversed under such circumstances.
3. transpose, change, move, exchange, transfer, switch, shift, alter, swap, relocate, rearrange, invert, interchange, reorder He reversed the position of the two stamps.
4. go backwards, retreat, back up, turn back, backtrack, move backwards, back He reversed and drove away.
go backwards advance, move forward, go forward
noun
1. opposite, contrary, converse, antithesis, inverse, contradiction There is absolutely no evidence. Quite the reverse.
3. back, rear, other side, wrong side, underside, flip side, verso on the reverse of the coin
back front, right side, obverse, recto, forward side
adjective
1. opposite, contrary, converse, inverse The wrong attitude will have the reverse effect.
2. backward, reversed, inverted, transposed, back to front We will take them in reverse order.

reverse

adjectivenoun
1. That which is diametrically opposed to another:
2. A change from better to worse:
verb
1. To change to the opposite position, direction, or course:
invert, transpose, turn (about, around, over, or round).
2. To turn sharply around:
3. To take back or remove:
Translations
الجِهَة الأخْرى لِقِطْعَة النُّقودتِرْسٌ عَاكِسعَكْس، نَقيضهَزيمَه، نَكْسَهيَجْعَل السَّيّارَه تَسير إلى الوَراء
zvrátitneúspěchobrátitopačnýopak
ændrebakgearbakkekøre baglænsmodsat
vaihtaa suuntaavastakohta
okrenutiu rikverc
hátoldalhátramenetkifordítvisszafordítvisszateker
bakgírbakhliîhiî gagnstæîahnekkir; áfallógilda, hnekkja
逆にする
거꾸로 하다반대
apgręžtiatbulinėatsukti atgalatvirkščiasatvirkštinė
apgriezt otrādiatpakaļgaitas mehānismsbraukt atpakaļgaitāmainītneveiksme
pretočiť naspäťspätný chodzacúvať
nasprotnoobrnitivzvratna prestava
backamotsats
เพิกถอนถอยหลัง
aksigeri dönmegeri dönmekgeri geri sürmek/gitmekgeri vites
chạy lùiđảo ngược

reverse

[rɪˈvɜːs]
A. ADJ
1. [order] → inverso; [direction] → contrario, opuesto
the reverse side (of coin, medal) → el reverso; (of sheet of paper) → el dorso
in reverse orderen orden inverso
2. (Aut) [gear] → de marcha atrás
B. N
1. (= opposite) the reverselo contrario
no, quite the reverse!no, ¡todo lo contrario!
but the reverse is truepero es al contrario
it was the reverse of what we had expectedfue todo lo contrario de lo que habíamos esperado
his remarks were the reverse of flatteringsus observaciones eran poco halagüeñas, todo lo contrario
it's the same process in reversees el mismo proceso al revés
2. (= face) [of coin] → reverso m; [of paper etc] → dorso m; [of cloth] → revés m
3. (Aut) (also reverse gear) → marcha f atrás
to go or change into reversedar marcha atrás
to put a car into reversedar marcha atrás a un coche
my luck went into reversemi suerte dio marcha atrás
4. (= setback) → revés m, contratiempo m; (= defeat) → derrota f
C. VT
1. (= invert order of) → invertir, invertir el orden de; (= turn other way) → volver al revés; [+ arms] → llevar a la funerala
to reverse A and Binvertir el orden de A y B, anteponer B a A
2. (= change) [+ opinion] → cambiar completamente de; [+ decision] → revocar, anular, cancelar
3. (Brit) (Telec) to reverse the chargescobrar al número llamado, llamar a cobro revertido
4. (esp Brit) [+ car, train etc] → dar marcha atrás a
he reversed the car into the garagedio marcha atrás para entrar en el garaje
he reversed the car into a pillarboxal dar marcha atrás chocó con un buzón
D. VI (esp Brit) (Aut) → dar marcha atrás
I reversed into a vanal dar marcha atrás choqué con una furgoneta
E. CPD reverse charge call N (Brit) (Telec) → llamada f a cobro revertido
reverse discrimination N (US) → discriminación f positiva
reverse turn N (Aut) → vuelta f al revés
reverse video N (Comput) → vídeo m inverso

reverse

[rɪˈvɜːrs]
n
(= opposite) → contraire m
They may do the reverse of what you want → Ils pourraient faire le contraire de ce que vous voulez.
in reverse (= backwards) → à l'envers
to go into reverse [growth] → reculer; [fortunes]
At this point the Party's fortunes went into reverse → À ce stade, le parti connut des revers de fortune.
(= back) [coin, medal] → revers m; [material] → envers m; [piece of paper] → dos m
There's an inscription on the reverse → Il y a une inscription au dos., Il y a une inscription au verso.
the reverse of the medal → le revers de la médaille
Write your address on the reverse of the cheque → Inscrivez votre adresse au dos du chèque.
(= setback) → revers m
to suffer a reverse → essuyer un revers, subir un revers
(also reverse gear) → marche f arrière
to go into reverse [driver] → mettre la marche arrière
in reverse (car)en marche arrière
adj
[order, direction, effect] → inverse
in reverse order → en ordre inverse
the reverse side [garment] → l'envers; [coin, medal] → le revers; [piece of paper] → le verso
vt
(= turn around) [+ order] → inverser; [+ garment] → retourner
(= change) [+ process, trend, situation, policy, decision] → inverser
(= exchange) [+ roles] → inverser
[+ judgment, verdict] → renverser
[+ vehicle] to reverse the car → faire marche arrière
She reversed the car into the garage
BUT Elle rentra la voiture dans le garage en marche arrière.
to reverse the charges → appeler en PCV
vi (British) (in car)faire marche arrière
He reversed without looking → Il a fait marche arrière sans regarder.
Another car reversed out of the drive
BUT Une autre voiture sortit de l'allée en marche arrière.reverse charge call n (British)appel m en PCV
I'd like to make a reverse charge call to Britain → Je voudrais appeler la Grande-Bretagne en PCV.reverse discrimination ndiscrimination f positivereverse gear nmarche f arrière
in reverse gear → en marche arrièrereverse video nvidéo m inverse

reverse

adj
(= opposite)umgekehrt; direction alsoentgegengesetzt; (Opt) imageseitenverkehrt; in reverse orderin umgekehrter Reihenfolge; in the reverse directionin umgekehrter Richtung
reverse motion or action (Tech, = backwards) → Rückwärtsbewegung f; (= opposite direction)entgegengesetzte Bewegung
n
(= opposite)Gegenteil nt; quite the reverse!ganz im Gegenteil!; he is the reverse of politeer ist alles andere als höflich
(= back)Rückseite f; (of cloth)Rückseite f, → linke Seite
(= setback, loss)Rückschlag m; (= defeat)Niederlage f; he suffered a reverse of fortunesein Glück schlug um; a reverse of fortune led to his losing all his wealthsein Glück schlug um, und er verlor all seinen Reichtum
(Aut) → Rückwärtsgang m; in reverseim Rückwärtsgang; to put a/the car into reverseden Rückwärtsgang einlegen; to go into reversein den Rückwärtsgang schalten
to do something in reverseetw in umgekehrter Reihenfolge tun; at this point the party’s fortunes went into reverse (fig)zu diesem Zeitpunkt wendete sich das Schicksal der Partei
(on typewriter) → Rückstelltaste f; (on tape recorder) → Rücklauftaste f
vt
(= turn the other way round) order, situation, procedureumkehren; objects, sentences, wordsumstellen, vertauschen; garmentwenden; resultumkehren, umdrehen; to reverse one’s directioneine Kehrtwendung machen; to reverse the order of somethingetw herumdrehen; to reverse the charges (Brit Telec) → ein R-Gespräch führen; reverse-charge call (Brit Telec) → R-Gespräch nt; to reverse rolesdie Rollen tauschen
(= cause to move backwards) moving beltrückwärtslaufen lassen; to reverse one’s car into the garage/down the hill/into a tree (esp Brit) → rückwärts in die Garage fahren or setzen/den Berg hinunterfahren/gegen einen Baum fahren
verdict, judgementumstoßen, kassieren; decreeaufheben; trend, processumkehren; policyvöllig umstellen, umkrempeln; decision, surgical operationrückgängig machen; lowering cholesterol levels can sometimes reverse coronary diseasesein gesenkter Cholesterinspiegel kann bewirken, dass sich Herzgefäßerkrankungen zurückbilden
vi (= move backwards) (esp Brit: car, driver) → zurücksetzen; (dancer)rückwärtstanzen; (machine)rückwärtslaufen; to reverse into the garage (esp Brit) → rückwärts in die Garage fahren

reverse

:
reverse discrimination
reverse gear
n (Aut) → Rückwärtsgang m; to put a/the car into reverseden Rückwärtsgang einlegen
reverse racism
reverse video
n (Comput) → invertierte Darstellung

reverse

[rɪˈvɜːs]
1. adj (order) → inverso/a; (direction) → opposto/a; (side) → altro/a
in reverse order → in ordine inverso
2. n
a. (opposite) the reverseil contrario, l'opposto
b. (face, YYY, of coin, paper) → rovescio
c. (Aut) → retromarcia, marcia indietro
to go into reverse → fare marcia indietro or retromarcia
3. vt (turn the other way round) → invertire; (situation, position) → capovolgere, rovesciare; (movement) → invertire la direzione di; (garment) → rivoltare (Law) → cassare
to reverse the charges (Brit) (Telec) → fare una telefonata a carico (del destinatario)
to reverse one's car → fare marcia indietro
4. vi (Brit) (Aut) → fare marcia indietro
I reversed into the car behind → facendo retromarcia ho urtato la macchina di dietro

reverse

(rəˈvəːs) verb
1. to move backwards or in the opposite direction to normal. He reversed (the car) into the garage; He reversed the film through the projector.
2. to put into the opposite position, state, order etc. This jacket can be reversed (= worn inside out).
3. to change (a decision, policy etc) to the exact opposite. The man was found guilty, but the judges in the appeal court reversed the decision.
noun
1. (also adjective) (the) opposite. `Are you hungry?' `Quite the reverse – I've eaten far too much!'; I take the reverse point of view.
2. a defeat; a piece of bad luck.
3. (a mechanism eg one of the gears of a car etc which makes something move in) a backwards direction or a direction opposite to normal. He put the car into reverse; (also adjective) a reverse gear.
4. (also adjective) (of) the back of a coin, medal etc. the reverse (side) of a coin.
reˈversal noun
a reversal of his previous decision.
reˈversed adjective
in the opposite state, position, order etc. Once he worked for me. Now our positions are reversed and I work for him.
reˈversible adjective
1. able to be reversed.
2. (of clothes) able to be worn with either side out. Is that raincoat reversible?
reverse the charges to make a telephone call (a reverse-charge call)
which is paid for by the person who receives it instead of by the caller.

reverse

تِرْسٌ عَاكِس, يَقْلِبُ zpátečka, zvrátit ændre, bakgear Gegenteil, umkehren αντιστρέφω, όπισθεν invertir, marcha atrás, revés vaihtaa suuntaa, vastakohta inverser, marche arrière okrenuti, u rikverc contrario, invertire, 逆にする 거꾸로 하다, 반대 in de achteruit, omdraaien omgjøre, omvending odwrócić, odwrotność inverter, marcha atrás передача заднего хода, разворачивать backa, motsats เพิกถอน, ถอยหลัง geri dönme, geri dönmek chạy lùi, đảo ngược 倒退挡, 颠倒
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united, (courtship, you know,) what reverse we have
When breakfast was over she walked out by herself, and wandered about the village of Allenham, indulging the recollection of past enjoyment and crying over the present reverse for the chief of the morning.
He scrutinised the reverse of these living medals some five minutes, then pronounced sentence.
In the vast majority of cases, they do just the reverse.
We strolled a long way, and loaded ourselves with things that we thought curious, and put some stranded starfish carefully back into the water - I hardly know enough of the race at this moment to be quite certain whether they had reason to feel obliged to us for doing so, or the reverse - and then made our way home to Mr.