Synonyms

1. transcriptase

noun. the enzyme that copies DNA into RNA.

Synonyms

  • polymerase

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2. 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)

3. 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)

4. reverse

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

Synonyms

  • decree
  • overrule
  • override
  • overthrow
  • rule

Antonyms

  • demilitarize
  • dehydrogenate
  • sensitise
  • destabilise

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

5. 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)

6. reverse

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

Synonyms

  • oppositeness
  • opposition
  • opposite

Antonyms

  • disassemble
  • disjoin
  • detach
  • unfasten

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

7. reverse

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

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • improper
  • inaccurate

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

8. reverse

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design.

Synonyms

  • verso
  • coin
  • tail

Antonyms

  • obverse
  • inopportune
  • inappropriate
  • wrongly

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

9. reverse

adjective. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect.

Synonyms

  • backward

Antonyms

  • wrong
  • wrongness

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

10. reverse

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːs, riːˈvɝːs'] (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction.

Synonyms

  • running game
  • run
  • double reverse
  • running

Antonyms

  • infield
  • left-handed
  • ambidextrous
  • unethical

Etymology

  • revers (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word reverse-transcriptase


1. Noun Phrase
Treatment for these viruses typically involves treatment with a drug that inhibits the activity of reverse transcriptase, the enzyme that converts retroviral RNA into DNA.

2. Noun Phrase
This process is called reverse transcription and is done by the viral protein reverse transcriptase.

3. Noun Phrase
Retroviruses use their RNA and a special enzyme called reverse transcriptase to create DNA, which then specifies RNA, which in turn creates proteins.

4. Noun Phrase
* Diabetic ketoacidosis — a complication of diabetes characterized by high levels of acidic ketones, byproducts of fat breakdow****dosis — a complication of diabetes characterized by high levels of acidic ketones, byproducts of fat breakdown

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