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Paris's neighborhoods, the arrondissements, are organized like a twist. They spiral from the river like toilet water flushing in reverse and erupting out of the bowl - a corkscrew or what have you, a flattened pig's tail, a whorling braid notched one to 20.
Rosecrans Baldwin

Meaning of "reverse" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD REVERSE

From Old French, from Latin reversus, from revertere to turn back.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF REVERSE

reverse  [rɪˈvɜːs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF REVERSE

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Reverse is a verb and can also act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb reverse in English.

WHAT DOES REVERSE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Reverse

Reverse may refer to: ▪ The reverse side of currency or a flag; see Obverse and reverse ▪ A change in the direction of: ▪ the movement of a motor or other prime mover; see Transmission ▪ an engineering design: see Reverse engineering ▪ a jet engine's thrust: see Thrust reversal ▪ Reverse lookup as in: ▪ Reverse telephone directory ▪ Reverse DNS lookup ▪ Backmasking...

Definition of reverse in the English dictionary

The first definition of reverse in the dictionary is to turn or set in an opposite direction, order, or position. Other definition of reverse is to change into something different or contrary; alter completely. Reverse is also to move or cause to move backwards or in an opposite direction.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO REVERSE

PRESENT

Present
I reverse
you reverse
he/she/it reverses
we reverse
you reverse
they reverse
Present continuous
I am reversing
you are reversing
he/she/it is reversing
we are reversing
you are reversing
they are reversing
Present perfect
I have reversed
you have reversed
he/she/it has reversed
we have reversed
you have reversed
they have reversed
Present perfect continuous
I have been reversing
you have been reversing
he/she/it has been reversing
we have been reversing
you have been reversing
they have been reversing
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I reversed
you reversed
he/she/it reversed
we reversed
you reversed
they reversed
Past continuous
I was reversing
you were reversing
he/she/it was reversing
we were reversing
you were reversing
they were reversing
Past perfect
I had reversed
you had reversed
he/she/it had reversed
we had reversed
you had reversed
they had reversed
Past perfect continuous
I had been reversing
you had been reversing
he/she/it had been reversing
we had been reversing
you had been reversing
they had been reversing
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will reverse
you will reverse
he/she/it will reverse
we will reverse
you will reverse
they will reverse
Future continuous
I will be reversing
you will be reversing
he/she/it will be reversing
we will be reversing
you will be reversing
they will be reversing
Future perfect
I will have reversed
you will have reversed
he/she/it will have reversed
we will have reversed
you will have reversed
they will have reversed
Future perfect continuous
I will have been reversing
you will have been reversing
he/she/it will have been reversing
we will have been reversing
you will have been reversing
they will have been reversing
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would reverse
you would reverse
he/she/it would reverse
we would reverse
you would reverse
they would reverse
Conditional continuous
I would be reversing
you would be reversing
he/she/it would be reversing
we would be reversing
you would be reversing
they would be reversing
Conditional perfect
I would have reverse
you would have reverse
he/she/it would have reverse
we would have reverse
you would have reverse
they would have reverse
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been reversing
you would have been reversing
he/she/it would have been reversing
we would have been reversing
you would have been reversing
they would have been reversing
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you reverse
we let´s reverse
you reverse
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to reverse
Past participle
reversed
Present Participle
reversing
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH REVERSE


adverse
ˈædvɜːs
autoreverse
ˌɔːtəʊrɪˈvɜːs
averse
əˈvɜːs
biodiverse
ˌbaɪəʊdaɪˈvɜːs
controverse
ˈkɒntrəˌvɜːs
converse
kənˈvɜːs
covers
ˈkəʊvɜːs
diverse
daɪˈvɜːs
inverse
ɪnˈvɜːs
metaverse
ˈmɛtəˌvɜːs
multiverse
ˈmʌltɪˌvɜːs
obverse
ˈɒbvɜːs
perverse
pəˈvɜːs
renverse
rɛnˈvɜːs
retroverse
ˈrɛtrəˌvɜːs
transverse
trænzˈvɜːs
traverse
ˈtrævɜːs
Twitterverse
ˈtwɪtəˌvɜːs
universe
ˈjuːnɪˌvɜːs
verse
vɜːs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE REVERSE

reversal film
reverse Apartheid
reverse arms
reverse charge call
reverse discrimination
reverse gear
reverse osmosis
reverse out
reverse racism
reverse swing
reverse takeover
reverse the charge
reverse transcriptase
reverse transom
reverse turn
reverse video
reverse-charge
reversedly
reverseless
reversely

WORDS THAT END LIKE REVERSE

blank verse
chapter and verse
comic verse
disperse
free verse
girdle traverse
heroic verse
immerse
in reverse
inflationary universe
island universe
Leonine verse
light verse
masters of the universe
merse
monodisperse
nonsense verse
perse
Saint-John Perse
terse

Synonyms and antonyms of reverse in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «REVERSE»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «reverse» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of reverse

Translation of «reverse» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF REVERSE

Find out the translation of reverse to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of reverse from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «reverse» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

倒退挡
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

marcha atrás
570 millions of speakers

English

reverse
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

रिवर्स
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تِرْسٌ عَاكِس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

передача заднего хода
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

marcha atrás
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিপরীত
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

marche arrière
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Terbalik
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gegenteil
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

반대
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mbalikke
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

chạy lùi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தலைகீழாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

उलट करा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ters
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

contrario
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

odwrotność
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

задній хід
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

marșarier
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

όπισθεν
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

reverse
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

motsats
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

omvending
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of reverse

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «REVERSE»

The term «reverse» is very widely used and occupies the 3.847 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «REVERSE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about reverse

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10 QUOTES WITH «REVERSE»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word reverse.
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Elliott Abrams
I want to be the first guy to reverse a communist revolution.
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John Acton
By a series of violent shocks, the nations in succession have struggled to shake off the Past, to reverse the action of Time and the verdict of success, and to rescue the world from the reign of the dead.
3
Michelle Bachelet
It was said that Chile was not ready to vote for a woman, it was traditionally a sexist country. In the end, the reverse happened: the fact of being a woman became a symbol of the process of cultural change the country was undergoing.
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Mikhail Bakunin
A jealous lover of human liberty, deeming it the absolute condition of all that we admire and respect in humanity, I reverse the phrase of Voltaire, and say that, if God really existed, it would be necessary to abolish him.
5
Rosecrans Baldwin
Paris's neighborhoods, the arrondissements, are organized like a twist. They spiral from the river like toilet water flushing in reverse and erupting out of the bowl - a corkscrew or what have you, a flattened pig's tail, a whorling braid notched one to 20.
6
Yehuda Berg
On one hand, we know that everything happens for a reason, and there are no mistakes or coincidences. On the other hand, we learn that we can never give up, knowing that with the right tools and energy, we can reverse any decree or karma. So, which is it? Let the Light decide, or never give up? The answer is: both.
7
Paul D. Boyer
This led to the discovery that long chain fatty acids would remarkably stabilize serum albumin to heat denaturation, and would even reverse the denaturation by heat or concentrated urea solutions.
8
Henry Charles Carey
It will be said, however, that protection tends to destroy commerce, the civilizer of mankind. Directly the reverse, however, is the fact.
9
Vincent Cassel
The idea of telling a story in reverse destabilises your ordinary moral reactions. That's one of the points of art - to challenge your preconceptions.
10
Richard J. Codey
It has always been the role of government to help solve problems, including and especially health crises. Obesity is a health epidemic across our country, and we have a responsibility as a government and a society to do all we can to promote good nutrition and healthy eating so we can reverse this alarming trend.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «REVERSE»

Discover the use of reverse in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to reverse and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Reverse Innovation: Create Far From Home, Win Everywhere
But the idea is not just for Western audiences. If innovation is at the heart of your company or your career, no matter where you practice business, Reverse Innovation is a phenomenon you need to understand. This book will help you do that.
Vijay Govindarajan, Chris Trimble, 2013
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Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease: The Revolutionary, ...
Presents the plant-based diet developed by the author to treat heart patients, discussing the long-term studies done to prove the effectiveness of his program, along with recipes for salads, soups, main dishes, and desserts that comprise ...
Caldwell B. Esselstyn, 2007
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Reverse English Dictionary: Based on Phonological and ...
Rather than presenting a reverse list of words in endless sequence and strictly alphabetical order, this Reverse English Dictionary considers the structure and formation of words, grouping them together in sections and subdivisions.
Gustav Muthmann, 1999
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Reversing: Secrets of Reverse Engineering
That's exactly what this book shows you—how to deconstruct software in a way that reveals design and implementation details, sometimes even source code. Why? Because reversing reveals weak spots, so you can target your security efforts.
Eldad Eilam, 2011
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Reverse Logistics: Quantitative Models for Closed-Loop ...
The arising product flows pose novel challenges for supply chain management. This book addresses decision making in reverse logistics.
Rommert Dekker, Moritz Fleischmann, 2004
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Supply Chain Management and Reverse Logistics
With contributions by H. Dyckhoff, B. Fleischmann, M. Fleischmann, C. Hofmann, K. Inderfurth, R. Lackes, J. Reese, K. Richter, C. Schneeweiß, F. Schultmann, T. Spengler, M. Steven, K. Takahashi, H. Tempelmeier, A. Tuma, S. Voß, G. ...
Harald Dyckhoff, Richard Lackes, Joachim Reese, 2004
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Inside Jokes: Using Humor to Reverse-engineer the Mind
Why do we spend so much of our time passing on amusing anecdotes, making wisecracks,watching The Simpsons? In Inside Jokes, Matthew Hurley, DanielDennett, and Reginald Adams offer an evolutionary and cognitive perspective.
Matthew M. Hurley, Daniel Clement Dennett, Reginald B. Adams, 2011
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Quantitative Models for Reverse Logistics
Moreover, differences between Reverse Logistics and more traditional logistics contexts are highlighted. Finally, attention is paid to capturing the characteristics of Reverse Logistics in appropriate quantitative models.
Moritz Fleischmann, 2001
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Reverse Engineering Code with IDA Pro
If you want to master the art and science of reverse engineering code with IDA Pro for security R&D or software debugging, this is the book for you.
IOActive, 2011
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Reverse Glass Painting: Tips, Tools, and Techniques for ...
Basic skills from an expert 14 projects with patterns provided Full-color, step-by-step photographs Reverse glass painting, as demonstrated in this book, involves creating a traditional primitive picture on a piece of glass in a way that ...
Anne Dimock, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «REVERSE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term reverse is used in the context of the following news items.
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Los Angeles Police look for "reverse" driver
In Los Angeles this week, it wasn't a collision about to happen, but a man driving for miles in reverse. "It definitely was a shocker for me," Kevin Zanazanian told ... «CNN, Jul 15»
2
NSA Has Reverse-Engineered Popular Consumer Anti-Virus …
Details of the security software's inner workings were deciphered by agencies through a process called software reverse engineering (SRE), which allowed ... «TechCrunch, Jun 15»
3
Consumer watchdog weighs in on reverse mortgages
Tapping that asset in the form of a reverse mortgage is becoming a popular way for seniors to generate income after they stop working, and reforms in recent ... «CNBC, Jun 15»
4
The Reverse-Flash Isn't Going Quietly In Flash Finale Comics-Style …
the-flash-finale-top This week's comic art teaser for The Flash's upcoming season finale shows that, even after he's been incapacitated during his battle with The ... «Comicbook.com, May 15»
5
'The Flash': Tom Cavanagh on Reverse Flash's Superhero Showdown
In the penultimate episode of “The Flash's” freshman season, “Rogue Air,” Barry (Grant Gustin) must contend with the Reverse Flash (Tom Cavanagh) and a ... «Variety, May 15»
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'The Flash': Will Reverse-Flash Questions Linger After Finale?
The Reverse-Flash (Tom Cavanagh) is ready for the end game. The Flash's final two episodes of the season sees Harrison Wells/Eobard Thawne attempt to ... «Hollywood Reporter, May 15»
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The Flash finale synopsis out; Reverse Flash offers Barry a life …
According to the episode 21 synopsis, "Barry (Grant Gustin) must deal with the Reverse Flash's (Tom Cavanagh) latest threat to a member of the group. To make ... «International Business Times UK, May 15»
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'The Flash': Reverse-Flash Revelation Sets Stage for Endgame
'The Flash': Reverse-Flash Revelation Sets Stage for Endgame. A cat and mouse game has begun between the STAR Labs team and Eobard Thawne. «Hollywood Reporter, Apr 15»
9
The Flash's new actor on shocking Reverse Flash twist
After future Barry thwarted the Reverse Flash from killing his younger self, the Reverse Flash high-tailed it out of the Allen house only to lose steam halfway ... «Entertainment Weekly, Mar 15»
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'The Flash': Tom Cavanagh On Reverse Flash Suit; Cast, EP …
The CW has been teasing Team Flash drama related to Tom's character, Harrison Wells, and Reverse Flash. On the purple PaleyFest carpet, Executive ... «Access Hollywood, Mar 15»

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