HyperDic: reversal

English > 8 senses of the word reversal:
NOUNactreversala change from one state to the opposite state
eventreversal, reverse, setback, blow, black eyean unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes
eventreversal, turn aroundturning in an opposite direction or position
cognitionreversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnarounda decision to reverse an earlier decision
actreversala judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
actreversal, reversion, reverse, turnabout, turnaroundturning in the opposite direction
actreversal, transpositionthe act of reversing the order or place of
actreversal, about-face, volte-face, policy changea major change in attitude or principle or point of view
reversal > pronunciation
Soundsrihver'sahl; riyver'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningA change from one state to the opposite state.
Example"there was a reversal of autonomic function"
Narrowerregression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversionReturning to a former state
Broaderchange of stateThe act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics / characteristics
Spanishinversión, reversion
Catalaninversió
Verbsreversechange to the contrary
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 2, event
MeaningAn unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.
Synonymsreverse, setback, blow, black eye
NarrowerwhammyA serious or devastating setback
Broaderhappening, occurrence, occurrent, natural eventAn event that happens
Spanishadversidad, contratiempo, descalabro, percance, revés, tropiezo
Catalanadversitat, contratemps, ensopegada, percaç, revés
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningTurning in an opposite direction or position.
Example"the reversal of the image in the lens"
Synonymturn around
Broaderturning, turnA movement in a new direction
Spanishinversión
Catalaninversió
Verbsreverseturn inside out or upside down
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningA decision to reverse an earlier decision.
Synonymschange of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround
Narrowerreconsideration, second thought, afterthought, rethinkthinking again about a choice previously made
Broaderdecision making, decidingThe cognitive process of reaching a decision
Verbsreversecancel officially
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 5, act
MeaningA judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside.
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderjudgment, judgement, judicial decision(law) the determination by a court of competent jurisdiction on matters submitted to it
OppositeaffirmationA judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was correct and should stand
Spanishrevocación
Catalanrevocació
Verbsreverserule against
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 6, act
MeaningTurning in the opposite direction.
Synonymsreversion, reverse, turnabout, turnaround
Narrowerabout-face, about turnAct of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
u-turncomplete reversal of direction of travel
Broaderchange of direction, reorientationThe act of changing the direction in which something is oriented
Spanishrevés
Catalanrevés
Verbsreverseturn inside out or upside down
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of reversing the order or place of.
Synonymtransposition
BroaderreorderingA rearrangement in a different order
Spanishinversión, transposición
Catalaninversió, transposició
English > reversal: 8 senses > noun 8, act
MeaningA major change in attitude or principle or point of view.
Synonymsabout-face, volte-face, policy change
NarrowerundoingAn act that makes a previous act of no effect (as if not done)
BroaderchangeThe action of changing something
Spanishgiro en redondo, viraje
Catalanviratge

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