Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.
Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.
Reversed; as, a reverse shell.
That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.
That which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.
The act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.
The back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. See Obverse.
A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.
A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.
To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.
To cause to return; to recall.
To change totally; to alter to the opposite.
To turn upside down; to invert.
Hence, to overthrow; to subvert.
To overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.
I am a kind of paranoid in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. J. D. Salinger
Boredom is just the reverse side of fascination: both depend on being outside rather than inside a situation, and one leads to the other. Arthur Schopenhauer
The pace of global warming is accelerating and the scale of the impact is devastating. The time for action is limited - we are approaching a tipping point beyond which the opportunity to reverse the damage of CO2 emissions will disappear. Eliot Spitzer
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. Yehuda Berg
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. Mikhail Bakunin