The initiative offered to reverse the Khartoum resolution with a triple “Yes.”
Scripts were scotch-taped to the reverse side of the curtains; jokes were fiddled with or created on the spot.
Across the rest of the region, the larger agenda, if anything, moved matters in reverse.
He also blasted the 2008 bailout only to reverse his position within days.
Ditto Virginia, but in reverse; culturally, northern Virginia is Yankee land (but with gun shops).
Most people will be very positive that just the reverse is the case.
The Hampshire knight was not a man to be disheartened by a reverse.
The reverse is the fact: the two Cockatoos are in opposite phratries.
The action of the 16th September is considered by some to have been a reverse.
His quick order threw the propellers into reverse and then full speed astern.
c.1300, from Old French revers "reverse, cross, opposite" (13c.), from Latin reversus, past participle of revertere "turn back, turn about, come back, return" (see revert). Reverse angle in film-making is from 1934. Reverse discrimination is attested from 1962, American English.
mid-14c., "opposite or contrary" (of something), from reverse (adj.) or from Old French Related: revers "the opposite, reverse." Meaning "a defeat, a change of fortune" is from 1520s; meaning "back side of a coin" is from 1620s. Of gear-shifts in motor cars, from 1875. As a type of sports play (originally rugby) it is recorded from 1921.
early 14c. (transitive), "change, alter;" early 15c. (intransitive), "go backward," from Old French reverser "reverse, turn around; roll, turn up" (12c.), from Late Latin reversare "turn about, turn back," frequentative of Latin revertere (see revert). Related: Reversed; reversing.