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  Words related to reversal

Related / Similar Words: about-face, volte-face, policy change, transposition, reversion, reverse, turnabout, turnaround, change of mind, flip-flop, turn around, setback, blow, black eye

 

Definition:
  • a reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy";
  • a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function";
  • the act of reversing the order or place of;
  • turning in the opposite direction;
  • a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside;
  • a decision to reverse an earlier decision;
  • turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens";
  • an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating;

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    Hyponyms: undoing, regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, about-face, about turn, u-turn, reconsideration, second thought, afterthought, rethink, whammy

     

    Derivational Morphology: about-face, change by reversal, turn, reverse, permute, commute, transpose, invert, overrule, overturn, override, overthrow, interchange, tack, switch, alternate, flip, flip-flop, revoke, annul, lift, countermand, repeal, rescind, vacate, swing around, swing about, turn around, set back

     

     
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