Synonyms of reverse in English:

reverse


See definition of reverse

verb

1‘the car reversed into a lamp post’

SYNONYMS
back, go back, go backwards, drive back, drive backwards, move back, move backwards, send back, send backwards
back-pedal
ANTONYMS

go forwards

2‘you can reverse the bottle in the ice bucket to cool the wine in the neck first’

SYNONYMS
turn upside down, turn over, upend, upturn, put bottom up, flip over, turn topsy-turvy, invert, capsize
archaic overset

3‘when climbing on rough rock I reverse the jacket to protect the outer layer’

SYNONYMS
turn inside out
technical evert, introvert, evaginate, invaginate

4‘it may be a good idea to reverse the roles’

SYNONYMS
swap, swap round, change, change round, exchange, interchange, switch, switch round, trade, transpose, invert, turn about, turn around
ANTONYMS

keep to

5‘the crowd were clamouring for the umpire to reverse the decision’

SYNONYMS
alter, change
countermand, undo, set aside, upset, overturn, overthrow, rule against, disallow, override, overrule, veto, repudiate, revoke, repeal, cancel, rescind, annul, nullify, declare null and void, void, invalidate, negate, abrogate, quash
withdraw, take back, recant, retract, back-pedal on, backtrack on, row back, do a U-turn on
eat one's words
British do an about-turn on
vacate
archaic recall
ANTONYMS

uphold, stick to


adjective

1‘I would probably have a completely reverse opinion’

SYNONYMS
opposite, contrary, converse, counter, inverse, obverse, opposing, contrasting, antithetical
ANTONYMS

same

2‘here are the results in reverse order’

SYNONYMS
backward, backwards, reversed, inverted, transposed, from bottom to top
ANTONYMS

forwards


noun

1‘the reverse is the case’

SYNONYMS
opposite, contrary, converse, inverse, obverse, antithesis, opposite extreme, other extreme

2‘a varied picture of successes and reverses’

SYNONYMS
setback, reversal, upset, check, non-success, failure, misfortune, mishap, misadventure, accident, disaster, tragedy, catastrophe, blow, disappointment, adversity, hardship, affliction, vicissitude, defeat, rout
ill luck, bad luck, distress, tribulation, woe, hard times
ANTONYMS

success

3‘the deadlines are listed on the reverse of this page’

SYNONYMS
other side, reverse side, back, rear, underside, wrong side, flip side, B-side, verso
ANTONYMS

front, recto