The reverse side of the poster.
In reverse order.
All along we thought Sue was older than Bill, but just the reverse was true.
An example of reverse is pro life to pro choice.
An example of to reverse is to back a car out of the driveway.
An example of to reverse is to switch a sign so that it is facing the right way.
A reverse gear.
Suffered financial reverses.
The reverse of the flyer.
The wind reversed the weather vane.
Reverse a jacket.
Reversed the people on stage.
Reversed himself during the campaign.
Reversed their planned course of action.
A reverse shell.
We believed the Chinese weren't ready for us. In fact, the reverse was true.
To reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.
- To turn and proceed in the opposite direction.
Other Word Forms
Idioms and Phrasal Verbs
Origin of reverse
- Middle English revers from Old French from Latin reversus past participle of revertere to turn back revert
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition