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1. reverse

verb. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] change to the contrary.

Synonyms

  • right
  • commute
  • tack
  • exchange
  • switch over
  • transmogrify
  • permute
  • change by reversal
  • falsify
  • deconsecrate
  • interchange
  • retrovert
  • change
  • return
  • desecrate
  • alternate
  • correct
  • undo
  • transfigure
  • turn the tide
  • regress
  • turn the tables
  • commutate
  • desynchronize
  • flip-flop
  • switch
  • revert
  • transpose
  • flip
  • turn
  • turn back
  • metamorphose
  • desynchronise
  • unhallow

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate
  • correct

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

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Words that Rhyme with Reverse Fault

  • renault
  • pinault
  • kuralt
  • exalt
  • default
  • covault
  • basalt
  • perrault
  • brault
  • assault
  • walt
  • vault
  • sault
  • salt
  • nault
  • mault
  • malt
  • kalt
  • halt
  • gault
  • galt
  • dault

Example sentences of the word reverse-fault


1. Noun Phrase
Andesitic magma is somewhat explosive, coming to the crust of the Earth at reverse fault areas.

2. reverse

verb. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] turn inside out or upside down.

Synonyms

  • modify
  • change
  • turn back
  • invert

Antonyms

  • prove
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

3. reverse

verb. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] rule against.

Synonyms

  • decree
  • overrule
  • override
  • overthrow
  • rule

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

4. reverse

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed.

Synonyms

  • auto
  • car
  • motorcar
  • gear
  • automobile
  • machine
  • gear mechanism

Antonyms

  • unjust
  • improperly
  • wrongfulness
  • injustice

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

5. reverse

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] a relation of direct opposition.

Synonyms

  • oppositeness
  • opposition
  • opposite

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • detach
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

6. reverse

adjective. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] directed or moving toward the rear.

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • improper
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

7. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] a wrong action attributable to bad judgment or ignorance or inattention.

Synonyms

  • misestimation
  • slip
  • betise
  • mix-up
  • skip
  • bloomer
  • distortion
  • balls-up
  • slip-up
  • mess-up
  • misreckoning
  • oversight
  • nonachievement
  • folly
  • nonaccomplishment
  • boo-boo
  • ballup
  • miscalculation
  • blooper
  • renege
  • confusion
  • stupidity
  • smear
  • error
  • foul-up
  • offside
  • lapse
  • boner
  • smirch
  • fuckup
  • incursion
  • flub
  • parapraxis
  • cockup
  • botch
  • stain
  • foolishness
  • blunder
  • revoke
  • blot
  • spot
  • bungle
  • omission
  • pratfall
  • miscue
  • imbecility

Antonyms

  • natural object
  • overgarment
  • better
  • remember

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] an imperfection in an object or machine.

Synonyms

  • flaw
  • bug
  • imperfection
  • imperfectness
  • defect
  • glitch
  • blister

Antonyms

  • onside
  • recede
  • claim
  • begin

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. fault

verb. ['ˈfɔlt'] put or pin the blame on.

Synonyms

  • accuse
  • blame

Antonyms

  • succeed
  • cleanness
  • keep

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. fault

noun. ['ˈfɔlt'] the quality of being inadequate or falling short of perfection.

Synonyms

  • demerit

Antonyms

  • worthlessness
  • intelligence

Etymology

  • faute (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • faulte (Middle English (1100-1500))
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