Meaning of REVERSE in English

I. adjective see: revert Date: 14th century 1. opposite or contrary to a previous or normal condition , b. having the back presented to the observer or opponent, made with one's back to the basketball net , coming from the rear of a military force, acting, operating, or arranged in a manner contrary to the usual, effecting ~ movement , so made that the part which normally prints in color appears white against a colored background, ~ly adverb II. verb (~d; reversing) Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. to turn completely about in position or direction, to turn upside down ; invert , to cause to take an opposite point of view , negate , undo : as, to overthrow, set aside, or make void (a legal decision) by a contrary decision, to change to the contrary , to undo or negate the effect of (as a condition or surgical operation) , to cause to go in the opposite direction, intransitive verb to turn or move in the opposite direction , to put a mechanism (as an engine) in ~, ~r noun Synonyms: see: ~ III. noun Date: 14th century something directly contrary to something else ; opposite , an act or instance of reversing, the back part of something, 4. a. a gear that ~s something, movement in ~, an offensive play in football in which a back moving in one direction gives the ball to a player moving in the opposite direction

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