Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
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- S: (n) reverse, contrary, opposite (a relation of direct opposition) "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"
- S: (n) reverse, reverse gear (the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed)
- S: (n) reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye (an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating)
- S: (n) reverse, verso (the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design)
- S: (n) reverse ((American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction)
- S: (n) reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround (turning in the opposite direction)
- S: (v) change by reversal, turn, reverse (change to the contrary) "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
- S: (v) turn back, invert, reverse (turn inside out or upside down)
- S: (v) overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, reverse (rule against) "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
- S: (v) revoke, annul, lift, countermand, reverse, repeal, overturn, rescind, vacate (cancel officially) "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
- S: (v) invert, reverse (reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of) "when forming a question, invert the subject and the verb"
- S: (adj) rearward, reverse (directed or moving toward the rear) "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
- S: (adj) reverse (of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle) "in reverse gear"
- S: (adj) inverse, reverse (reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect)