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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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Rhymes with Reverse Gear

  • conventioneer
  • bioengineer
  • reengineer
  • pamphleteer
  • electioneer
  • charpentier
  • volunteer
  • rensselaer
  • profiteer
  • mutineer
  • marketeer
  • lagardere
  • insincere
  • imagineer
  • gondolier
  • financiere
  • financier
  • crochetiere
  • commandeer
  • chandelier
  • brigadier
  • brigadeer
  • bombardier
  • belvedere
  • bandolier
  • wagoneer
  • summiteer
  • st_cyr
  • souvenir
  • racketeer

Sentences with reverse-gear


1. Noun Phrase
The transmission had four forward gears and one reverse gear.

2. Noun Phrase
The Cub Lo-Boy 154 has a transmission with three forward gears and one reverse gear.

3. Noun Phrase
The reverse gear was 2.00-to-1.

4. Noun Phrase
The reverse gear ratio was 1.76-to-1.

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. gear

verb. ['ˈgɪr'] set the level or character of.

Synonyms

  • popularize
  • pitch
  • accommodate
  • adapt

Antonyms

  • elated
  • estimable
  • proud
  • sufficient

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

8. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] a toothed wheel that engages another toothed mechanism in order to change the speed or direction of transmitted motion.

Synonyms

  • worm gear
  • spur gear
  • escape wheel
  • bevel gear
  • planet wheel
  • pinion and ring gear
  • planet gear
  • sun gear
  • planetary gear
  • geared wheel
  • sprocket
  • cogwheel
  • spur wheel
  • tooth
  • gear wheel
  • pinion and crown wheel
  • cog
  • epicyclic gear
  • pinion
  • worm wheel
  • rack and pinion

Antonyms

  • walk
  • disjoin
  • enable
  • rural area

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

9. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] a mechanism for transmitting motion for some specific purpose (as the steering gear of a vehicle).

Synonyms

  • first
  • third
  • low
  • high
  • mechanism
  • gearset
  • steering gear
  • first gear
  • transmission system
  • reverse
  • reverse gear
  • gear mechanism
  • transmission
  • second gear
  • low gear
  • high gear
  • second
  • third gear

Antonyms

  • end
  • death
  • closing
  • latter

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)

10. gear

noun. ['ˈgɪr'] wheelwork consisting of a connected set of rotating gears by which force is transmitted or motion or torque is changed.

Synonyms

  • reduction gear
  • engine
  • epicyclic gear train
  • power train
  • wheelwork
  • geartrain
  • epicyclic train
  • train

Antonyms

  • cardinal
  • tall
  • superior
  • up

Etymology

  • gervi (Old Norse)
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