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Synonyms for inversion
ɪnˈvɜr ʒən, -ʃənin·ver·sion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. inversion

    Synonyms:
    reversal, deflection, alteration, permutation, violation, transposition

    Antonyms:
    verticality, erectness, stability, permanence, persistence, conservation, sequence, fixity, state, order

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inversionnoun

    the layer of air near the earth is cooler than an overlying layer

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  2. inversionnoun

    abnormal condition in which an organ is turned inward or inside out (as when the upper part of the uterus is pulled into the cervical canal after childbirth)

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  3. inversionnoun

    a chemical process in which the direction of optical rotation of a substance is reversed from dextrorotatory to levorotary or vice versa

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  4. inversionnoun

    (genetics) a kind of mutation in which the order of the genes in a section of a chromosome is reversed

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  5. anastrophe, inversionnoun

    the reversal of the normal order of words

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  6. inversionnoun

    (counterpoint) a variation of a melody or part in which ascending intervals are replaced by descending intervals and vice versa

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  7. inversion, sexual inversionnoun

    a term formerly used to mean taking on the gender role of the opposite sex

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  8. inversion, upendingnoun

    turning upside down; setting on end

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

  9. inversion, eversion, evertingnoun

    the act of turning inside out

    Synonyms:
    everting, anastrophe, sexual inversion, upending, eversion

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. inversionnoun

    Synonyms:
    inverting, placing in contrary order

  2. inversionnoun

    Synonyms:
    reciprocal change of place, reversed position

  3. inversionnoun

    Synonyms:
    (Rhet.) hyperbaton, transposition of words

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "inversion":

    reversal, investment, reverse

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How to use inversion in a sentence?

  1. Cal Fire:

    The fire activity subsided due to the strong inversion layer early in the day but became active after 3:00 p.m. The fire continues to make runs in the steep drainages with the aid of the large amounts of dead and down material.

  2. Hiroshi Nakamura:

    I think the market has overreacted to the yield curve inversion because the San Francisco Fed has said it is the most reliable indicator, i expect some correction to the latest rally in bonds. For now we have to see this week's auctions.

  3. Chuck Grassley:

    Ironically, this nominee might be especially well-equipped to advise the Obama administration on inversion policy.

  4. Donald Trump:

    There is $2.5 trillion of money outside the country that they want to bring back but they don't want to pay a 35% tax. You wouldn't do it. So, they go out to get it and move the company out, inversion is a huge subject and Obama has done nothing about it. Republicans and Democrats can't get it done.

  5. Blaise Pascal:

    The sensibility of man to trifles, and his insensibility to great things, indicates a strange inversion.

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