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.
The reverse side of the poster.
In reverse order.
A reverse gear.
All along we thought Sue was older than Bill, but just the reverse was true.
Suffered financial reverses.
The wind reversed the weather vane.
Reverse a jacket.
Reversed the people on stage.
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.
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