Synonyms for inverse |

Synonyms for inverse

1. inverse (s.)

reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

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2. inverse (a.)

opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity

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3. inverse (n.)

something inverted in sequence or character or effect


4. inverse function (n.)

a function obtained by expressing the dependent variable of one function as the independent variable of another; f and g are inverse functions if f(x)=y and g(y)=x


5. additive inverse (n.)

(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero; the additive inverse of -5 is +5


6. multiplicative inverse (n.)

(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1: the reciprocal of 2/3 is 3/2; the multiplicative inverse of 7 is 1/7