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Overview of verb reverse

The verb reverse has 5 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (8) 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")

2. (7) turn back, invert, reverse

(turn inside out or upside down)

3. (2) overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse

(rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill")

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")

5. invert, reverse

(reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of; "when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb")

Overview of adj reversed

The adj reversed has 2 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. reversed

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

2. converse, reversed, transposed

(turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters") © 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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