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Synonyms for inverse
ɪnˈvɜrs, ˈɪn vɜrsin·verse

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  1. inversenoun


  2. inverseverb

    Opposite in effect or nature or order


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inverse, oppositeadjective

    something inverted in sequence or character or effect

    "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"

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

    forward, direct

  2. inverse, reverseadjective

    reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

    reverse, rearward

    direct, forward

  3. inverseadjective

    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)"


    direct, forward

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  1. inverseadjective

    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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  1. 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.

  2. Morgan Stanley:

    The euro is behaving in an inverse manner to equity markets, but if investor sentiment turns even more negative and you get an outright outflow from Europe, then obviously you don’t get that supportive factor and that could leave the euro vulnerable.

  3. Mike Piwowar:

    There is a false narrative about leveraged and inverse ETFs being spread by the prudential regulators, it is the unsubstantiated assertion that these products contribute to increased volatility in the financial markets because they must rebalance their portfolios in the same direction as the contemporaneous return on the underlying assets in order to maintain a constant leverage ratio.

  4. 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.

  5. 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.

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