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Definition of 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

The human body has two ends on it: one to create with and one to sit on. Sometimes people get their ends reversed. When this happens they need a kick in the seat of the pants.
Theodore Roosevelt

In critical ways, Obama has reversed not just Bush policy but every president's approach to the world since the Second World War, save for that of his soulmate Jimmy Carter.
Elliott Abrams

The emotional magnets beneath home and workplace are in the process of being reversed. Work has become a form of 'home' and home has become 'work.'
Arlie Russell Hochschild
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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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