NOUN | relation | inverse, opposite | something inverted in sequence or character or effect |
---|---|---|---|

ADJECTIVE | all | inverse, reverse | reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect |

all | inverse | opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity |

Sounds | ihnver's | |
---|---|---|

Rhymes | adverse ... worse: 27 rhymes with ers... |

Meaning | reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect. | |
---|---|---|

Synonym | reverse | |

Broader | backward | directed / directed or facing toward the back / back or rear |

Spanish | inverso | |

Catalan | invers |

Meaning | Opposite 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)" | |

Category | mathematics, math, maths | A science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement |

Narrower | reciprocal | Of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function |

Opposite | direct | Similar in nature or effect or relation to another quantity |

Spanish | inverso |

Meaning | Something inverted in sequence or character or effect. | |
---|---|---|

Example | "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse" | |

Synonym | opposite | |

Narrower | additive 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 | |

Broader | opposition, oppositeness | The relation between opposed entities |

Spanish | contrario, inverso, opuesto | |

Catalan | contrari, inversió |

©2001-22 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact