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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

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How to use inverse in a sentence?

  1. Corey Brettschneider:

    Mueller was sending a message to Speaker Pelosi and the House that they are constitutionally obligated to act, if the House fails to begin impeachment proceedings that would be allowing the President to get away with a crime and essentially would place him above the law, the inverse of the idea that we are subject to the rule of law.

  2. Eric Gabor:

    You could get out if there are large inverse tax consequences, that's why I like tax-managed mutual funds, and exchange traded funds.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Nawab Qizilbash:

    If increased weight in mid-life is protective against dementia, the reasons for this inverse association are unclear at present, many different issues related to diet, exercise, frailty, genetic factors and weight change could play a part.

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