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English verb: change by reversal

1. change by reversal (change) change to the contrary


SamplesThe 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.


Synonymsreverse, turn


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)change


Narrower (hyponym)alternate, 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









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