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Definition of Reversed

Reversed

  1. of Reverse
  2. Turned side for side, or end for end; changed to the contrary; specifically (Bot. & Zool.), sinistrorse or sinistral; as, a reversed, or sinistral, spiral or shell.
  3. Annulled and the contrary substituted; as, a reversed judgment or decree.

Reversed Quotations

The first question which the priest and the Levite asked was: 'If I stop to help this man, what will happen to me?' But... the good Samaritan reversed the question: 'If I do not stop to help this man, what will happen to him?'
Martin Luther King, Jr.

I was forced to live far beyond my years when just a child, now I have reversed the order and I intend to remain young indefinitely.
Mary Pickford

When I arrived on the planet, there were only two billion. Wildlife was more abundant, we were less so; now the situation is reversed.
Sylvia Earle

The good news, to relieve all this gloom, is that a democracy is inherently self-correcting. Here, the people are sovereign. Inept political leaders can be replaced. Foolish policies can be changed. Disastrous mistakes can be reversed.
Theodore C. Sorensen

Romney is a classic case of re-invention. As governor of Massachusetts, he supported government-sponsored healthcare, was sympathetic to gay rights, and opposed harsh restrictions on abortion. After measuring the difference between the Massachusetts electorate and the national one to which he must now appeal, he has reversed those positions.
Stephen Kinzer
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Reversed Translations

reversed in Afrikaans is teenoorgesteld
reversed in Dutch is omgekeerd, averechts, tegengesteld
reversed in Finnish is vastakkainen
reversed in French is inverse
reversed in Portuguese is invertido
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