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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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