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Overview of noun reversal

The noun reversal has 8 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) reversal

(a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function")

2. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye

(an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating)

3. reversal, turn around

(turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens")

4. reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround

(a decision to reverse an earlier decision)

5. reversal

(a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside)

6. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround

(turning in the opposite direction)

7. transposition, reversal

(the act of reversing the order or place of)

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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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