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Synonyms for inverse
ɪnˈvɜrs, ˈɪn vɜrs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inverse, opposite(adj)

    something inverted in sequence or character or effect

    "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"

    Synonyms:
    reverse, antonym, opposite word, contrary, opposite, opposition, opponent

    Antonyms:
    forward, direct

  2. inverse, reverse(adj)

    reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

    Synonyms:
    reverse, rearward

    Antonyms:
    direct, forward

  3. inverse(adj)

    opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity

    "a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)"

    Synonyms:
    reverse

    Antonyms:
    direct, forward

Wiktionary

  1. inverse(noun)

    Antonyms:
    compute

  2. inverse(verb)

    Opposite in effect or nature or order

    Antonyms:
    compute

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inverse(a.)

    Synonyms:
    inverted (as respects order or relation), reversed

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inverse":

    reverse, opposite, converse, reversed, versa, contrast, contrary

How to pronounce inverse?

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How to say inverse in sign language?

  1. inverse

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How to use inverse in a sentence?

  1. Jari Laukkanen:

    There was an inverse relationship between sauna and (cardiovascular disease) risk, meaning that more is better, on the basis of these results, it seems that more than four sauna sessions per week had the lowest risk, but also those with two to three sauna sessions may get some benefits.

  2. Bill Veeck:

    I have discovered, in 20 years of moving around a ballpark, that the knowledge of the game is usually in inverse proportion to the price of the seats.

  3. Arthur Schopenhauer:

    The amount of noise which anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity.

  4. Tom Roseen:

    Interestingly, despite the 10-year Treasury yield closing at 1.71% yesterday - its lowest closing value since November 4, 2016 - authorized participants and ETF investors were net redeemers of taxable bond ETFs at negative $5.7 billion, with the second-largest net redemption occurring in our government-Treasury macro-group at negative $1.6 billion, keep in mind that normally there is an inverse relationship between yield and price. The average government-Treasury ETF posted a 1.69% return for the fund-flows week ended August 7, 2019.

  5. Emily Callander:

    It is known that people with lower incomes are more likely to develop arthritis, but this is the first study to show the inverse relationship – that arthritis could also lead to income poverty.


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