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1reverse/rɪˈvɚs/verb
reversesreversedreversing
1reverse
/rɪˈvɚs/
verb
reversesreversedreversing
Learner's definition of REVERSE  
[+ object]  : to change (something) to an opposite state or condition
[+ object]  : to cause (something, such as a process) to stop or return to an earlier state
[+ object] 
: to change the order or position of (two things or a series)
   b  : to switch the positions of the top and bottom or the front and back of (something)
chiefly British  : to drive (a vehicle) backward
[+ object]
[no object]

reverse the charges

Britishorreverse the charge
: to arrange to have the cost of a phone call paid by the person who is called

reverse yourself

US, formal
: to change your decision or opinion about something
2reverse/rɪˈvɚs/noun
pluralreverses
2reverse
/rɪˈvɚs/
noun
pluralreverses
Learner's definition of REVERSE  
the reverse  : something that is opposite to something else — often + of
the reverse  : the back side of a coin, document, etc.
[noncount]  : reverse gear — sometimes used figuratively
[count]formal  : a change that makes something worse — usually plural
[count]American football  : a play in which one player gives the ball to another player who is moving in the opposite direction

in reverse

: in an order in which the last part is first and the first part is last : backward
   b  : in a way that is opposite to what is normal or to what happened earlier
: toward an opposite or worse state or condition

into reverse

: into an opposite state or condition
3reverse/rɪˈvɚs/adjective
3reverse
/rɪˈvɚs/
adjective
Learner's definition of REVERSE  
always used before a noun
: opposite to what is usual or stated
: opposite to the front
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