reverse

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈv3ːrs/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈvɝs/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri vûrs)


Inflections of 'reverse' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
reverses
v 3rd person singular
reversing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
reversed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
reversed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020

reverse

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. on the reverse of the [carton, shirt, leaflet, contract]
  2. on the [carton's] reverse
  3. [printed, stated, written, given] on the reverse
  4. has a [zipper, button] on the reverse
  5. put the [car, truck, van] into reverse
  6. while the [car] was still in reverse
  7. the reverse of what we had [planned, expected, thought]
  8. that is the reverse of what I [said, meant, wanted]
  9. [pronounced, spelled] the same in reverse
  10. the [team, player, family] suffered another reverse
  11. met an unexpected reverse in [fortunes, the match]
  12. the [market, economy] has gone into reverse
  13. [represents, means] a reverse in trends
  14. came across as the reverse of [kind, polite, honest]
  15. I'm not [worried, angry, homesick] -- quite the reverse
  16. reverse [a decision, an operation, roles, a sentence]
  17. the [decision, judgment] was reversed
  18. have [a decision] reversed
  19. reverse out of a [space, parking space, garage]
  20. reverse (back) into a [space]
  21. UK: reverse park
adj
  1. a reverse [order, payment, mortgage, charge]
  2. a reverse [translation, transcript, sentence, lookup]
  3. reverse engineering
  4. the reverse side of the [shirt, fabric, cloth, table, door, record]
  5. the [instructions, terms, conditions] are on the reverse side
  6. [going, heading, driving] in the reverse direction
  7. had the reverse effect on
  8. put the [car, truck, buggy] in reverse gear
  9. [went, spoke, announced] in reverse order
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