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Definizione monolingua e traduzione reverse



Inglese grammatica

reverse


Verb

reverse (third-person singular simple present reverses, present participle reversing, simple past and past participle reversed)


  1. (intransitive) To turn something around such that it faces in the opposite direction.
  2. (intransitive) To turn something inside out or upside down.
  3. (intransitive) To transpose the positions of two things.
  4. (obsolete, intransitive) To return, come back.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.iii:
      Bene they all dead, and laid in dolefull herse? / Or doen they onely sleepe, and shall againe reuerse?
  5. (law) To revoke a law, or to change a decision into its opposite.
  6. (ergative) To cause a mechanism or a vehicle to operate or move in the opposite direction.
  7. (chemistry) To change the direction of a reaction such that the products become the reactants and vice-versa.
  8. (rail transport, transitive) To place a set of points in the reverse position
  9. (rail transport, intransitive, of points) to move from the normal position to the reverse position
Noun

reverse (plural reverses)


  1. The opposite of front.
  2. The opposite of forward.
  3. The gear setting of an automobile that makes it travel backwards.
  4. The tails side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that is opposite the obverse.
Adjective

reverse (comparative more reverse, superlative most reverse)


  1. Having the order of its constituents moved backwards in time or space.
    We ate the meal in reverse order with the dessert first and ending with the starter.
    The mirror showed us a reverse view of the scene.
  2. Causing movement in the opposite direction.
    He selected reverse gear.
  3. (rail transport, of points) to be in the non-default position; to be set for the lesser-used route.
Adverb

reverse (comparative more reverse, superlative most reverse)


  1. (now rare) In a reverse way or direction; upside-down.
    • 1485, Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XVIII:
      they three smote hym at onys with their spearys, and with fors of themselff they smote Sir Launcelottis horse revers to the erthe.
    • 1963, Donal Serrell Thomas, Points of Contact:
      The man was killed to feed his image fat / Within this pictured world that ran reverse, / Where miracles alone were ever plain.
Traduzione italiano contrario |invertirsi |retromarcia |capovolgere |contrasto |fare retromarcia |inverso |invertire |marcia indietro |opposto |revocare |rinviare |rivoltare |rovesciare |rovescio |stornare |verso |


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