vi to become or be reversed.
2. reverse ·adj reversed; as, a reverse shell.
3. reverse ·adj turned upside down; greatly disturbed.
4. reverse ·adj to change totally; to alter to the opposite.
5. reverse ·adj to cause to return; to recall.
6. reverse ·adj to turn upside down; to invert.
7. reverse ·adj hence, to overthrow; to subvert.
8. reverse ·vi to return; to revert.
9. reverse ·adj to turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.
10. reverse ·adj a thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.
11. reverse ·adj a turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.
12. reverse ·adj that which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.
13. reverse ·adj turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.
14. reverse ·adj to overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.
15. reverse ·adj that which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, ·etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.
xvi. reverse ·adj the back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. ·see obverse.
xvii. reverse ·adj the act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.