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reverse
rɪ'vɜrs
Main
English Definition
(形) As an adjective
  1. Reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect.
  2. Directed or moving toward the rear.
  3. Of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle.
(名) As a noun
  1. Turning in the opposite direction.
  2. A running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction.
  3. The gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed.
  4. The side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design.
  5. An unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.
  6. A relation of direct opposition.
(动) As a verb
  1. Change to the contrary.
  2. Turn inside out or upside down.
  3. Reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of.
  4. Rule against.
  5. Cancel officially.
Hyphenationre•verse
Part of Speech(动) verb, (名) noun, (形) adjective
Matching Results
相反xiāngfǎnopposite; contrary
背面bèimiànthe back; the reverse side; the wrong side
倒退dàotuìto fall back; to go in reverse
挫折cuòzhésetback; reverse; check; defeat; frustration; disappointment; to frustrate; to discourage; to set somebody back; to blunt; to subdue
失败shībàito be defeated; to lose; to fail (e.g. experiments); failure; defeat
反向fǎnxiàngopposite direction; reverse
颠倒diāndǎoto turn upside down; to reverse; back to front; confused; deranged; crazy
逆转nìzhuǎnto turn back; to reverse
倒车dàochēto reverse (a vehicle); to drive backwards
反超fǎnchāoto reverse (the score); to pull off a comeback; to take the lead
扭转niǔzhuǎnto reverse; to turn around (an undesirable situation)
反转fǎnzhuǎnreversal; inversion; to reverse; to invert (upside down, inside out, back to front, white to black etc)
倒过来dào guòlaiupside down; inverse; reverse
fǎncontrary; in reverse; inside out or upside down; to reverse; to return; to oppose; opposite; against; anti-; to rebel; to use analogy; instead; abbr. for 反切 phonetic system
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