A media blizzard broke loose, and Komen reversed its decision within days.
Gossip is the national pastime of Cuba, followed by baseball and sex (although the order could well be reversed).
In the heart, it reversed age-induced cardiac hypertrophy (enlargement of the heart).
So Romney reversed course again, vowing “to fortify his communications and messaging team by adding seasoned operatives.”
It seems to me that here again the priority should be reversed.
This is said of a steam-engine if reversed, to propel the vessel astern.
The sentence has been reversed; the prophecy of Skirving has become history.
If they had encountered him now, they might have reversed their opinion.
When they should sit next in that cathedral would their posts be reversed?
They reversed their course, and moved along for some time in silence.
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.