Meaning of INVERSE in English



If there is an ~ relationship between two things, one of them becomes larger as the other becomes smaller.

The tension grew in ~ proportion to the distance from their final destination.

? direct

ADJ: usu ADJ n


The size of the nebula at this stage is ~ly proportional to its mass.

ADV: ADV adj/-ed, ADV after v


The ~ of something is its exact opposite. (FORMAL)

There is no sign that you bothered to consider the ~ of your logic.

N-SING: the N, usu N of n

Inverse is also an adjective.

The hologram can be flipped to show the ~ image.


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