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Engelsk tillægsord: reverse

1. reverse directed or moving toward the rear


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA rearward glance.
A rearward movement.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)rearward


Termer med lignende betydningbackward


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)forward

2. reverse of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIn reverse gear.


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)forward

3. reverse reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)inverse


Termer med lignende betydningbackward


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)forward


Engelsk navneord: reverse

1. reverse a relation of direct opposition


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)contrary, opposite


Mindre specifikke termeroppositeness, opposition

2. reverse (om genstand) the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reverse gear


Mindre specifikke termergear, gear mechanism


Omfatter disse overordnede termerauto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar

3. reverse (om begivenhed) an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)black eye, blow, reversal, setback


Mindre specifikke termerhappening, natural event, occurrence, occurrent


Mere specifikke termerwhammy

4. reverse (om genstand) the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)verso


Mindre specifikke termerside


Mere specifikke termertail


Omfatter disse overordnede termercoin


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)obverse

5. reverse (om handling) (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction


Mindre specifikke termerrun, running, running game, running play


Mere specifikke termerdouble reverse


Overordnet emneområdeAmerican football, American football game

6. reverse (om handling) turning in the opposite direction


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)reversal, reversion, turnabout, turnaround


Mindre specifikke termerchange of direction, reorientation


Mere specifikke termerabout turn, about-face, u-turn


Engelsk udsagnsord: reverse

1. reverse (om ændring) change to the contrary


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe 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.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)change by reversal, turn


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerchange


Mere specifikke termeralternate, commutate, commute, correct, deconsecrate, desecrate, desynchronise, desynchronize, exchange, falsify, flip, flip-flop, interchange, metamorphose, permute, rectify, regress, retrovert, return, revert, right, switch, switch, switch over, tack, transfigure, transmogrify, transpose, turn back, turn the tables, turn the tide, undo, unhallow

2. reverse (om ændring) turn inside out or upside down


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)invert, turn back


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termeralter, change, modify

3. reverse (om erkendelse) rule against


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)override, overrule, overthrow, overturn


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdecree, rule

4. reverse (om kommunikation) cancel officially


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe revoked the ban on smoking.
Lift an embargo.
Vacate a death sentence.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)annul, countermand, lift, overturn, repeal, rescind, revoke, vacate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Mindre specifikke termercancel, strike down


Mere specifikke termergo back on, renege, renege on, renegue on

5. reverse (om ændring) reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWhen forming a question, invert the subject and the verb.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)invert


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerreorder









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