Synonyms of reversal in English:

reversal


See US English definition of reversal

See UK English definition of reversal

See Spanish definition of inversión

noun

1‘there was to be no reversal of the British attitude’

SYNONYMS
turnaround, turnabout, about-face, volte-face, change of heart, U-turn, sea change, swing, shift, swerve, backtracking, rowback
British turnround, about-turn
rare tergiversation

2‘there will have to be a reversal of roles’

SYNONYMS
swap, exchange, change, swapping, trade, trading, interchange, transposition, inversion

3‘the reversal of the decision followed intense public criticism’

SYNONYMS
alteration, changing
countermanding, undoing, setting aside, upsetting, overturning, overthrow, disallowing, overriding, overruling, veto, vetoing, repudiation, revocation, repeal, abrogation, cancellation, rescinding, rescindment, annulment, nullification, voiding, invalidation, negation, quashing
withdrawal, recanting, retraction
archaic recall
rare rescission, disannulment

4‘a late penalty was the only reversal suffered by the New Zealanders’

SYNONYMS
setback, reverse, 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
British informal car crash