HyperDic: inverse

English > 3 senses of the word inverse:
NOUNrelationinverse, oppositesomething inverted in sequence or character or effect
ADJECTIVEallinverse, reversereversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
allinverseopposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
inverse > pronunciation
Soundsihnver's
Rhymesadverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers...
English > inverse: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningreversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect.
Synonymreverse
Broaderbackwarddirected / directed or facing toward the back / back or rear
Spanishinverso
Catalaninvers
English > inverse: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningOpposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity.
Example"a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)"
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarrowerreciprocalOf or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function
OppositedirectSimilar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
Spanishinverso
English > inverse: 3 senses > noun 1, relation
MeaningSomething inverted in sequence or character or effect.
Example"when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"
Synonymopposite
Narroweradditive inverse(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose sum is zero
multiplicative inverse, reciprocal(mathematics) one of a pair of numbers whose product is 1
Broaderopposition, oppositenessThe relation between opposed entities
Spanishcontrario, inverso, opuesto
Catalancontrari, inversió

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