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Synonyms for reversal
rɪˈvɜr səlre·ver·sal

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Princeton's WordNet0.0 / 0 votes

  1. reversalnoun

    a change from one state to the opposite state

    "there was a reversal of autonomic function"

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, flip-flop, blow, black eye, change of mind, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  2. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eyenoun

    an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

    Synonyms:
    nose candy, turnabout, puff, turnaround, setback, snow, about-face, opposite, change of mind, gust, shock, black eye, reverse, flip-flop, verso, policy change, volte-face, mouse, turn around, shiner, contrary, bump, blow, transposition, coke, reversion, blast, reverse gear

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  3. reversal, turn aroundnoun

    turning in an opposite direction or position

    "the reversal of the image in the lens"

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, flip-flop, blow, black eye, change of mind, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  4. reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaroundnoun

    a decision to reverse an earlier decision

    Synonyms:
    turnabout, turnaround, setback, about-face, change of mind, black eye, reverse, flip-flop, policy change, volte-face, thong, turn around, turnround, turnaround time, blow, transposition, reversion

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  5. reversalnoun

    a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, flip-flop, blow, black eye, change of mind, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  6. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaroundnoun

    turning in the opposite direction

    Synonyms:
    reverting, policy change, turnabout, turnaround, contrary, relapsing, lapse, about-face, regress, change of mind, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, reverse, atavism, setback, verso, turnaround time, flip-flop, retrogression, black eye, volte-face, turn around, turnround, relapse, blow, transposition, opposite, retroversion, reversion, reverse gear

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  7. transposition, reversalnoun

    the act of reversing the order or place of

    Synonyms:
    turnabout, turnaround, setback, transposition, about-face, change of mind, black eye, reverse, substitution, flip-flop, heterotaxy, policy change, volte-face, turn around, replacement, switch, blow, permutation, reversion

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  8. about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy changenoun

    a major change in attitude or principle or point of view

    "an about-face on foreign policy"

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, blow, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, about turn, flip-flop, change of mind, black eye, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. reversalnoun

    Synonyms:
    repeal, revocation, annulment

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How to use reversal in a sentence?

  1. Elias Rosenfeld:

    It was very frightening, because it was a total reversal from what the Trump administration was saying about the DACA policy.

  2. Jason Verstak:

    Plush carpets are created by cutting the loops and then shearing the tips of the fibers, pile reversal shading is when there appears to be a color difference in the carpet when you walk or vacuum over it. For that reason, plush carpet is generally best used in the master bedroom or other quiet spaces in the home.

  3. Mary Clare Reim:

    My initial reaction is, this is absurd, the concept that parents should be graded by teachers on their involvement is a reversal of what the education system should look like. Parents should be grading teachers on their performance. Putting grades on parental involvement from the top down is not the way this should work.

  4. Jamie Scherdin:

    We have such a big victory to celebrate, but we’re not even close to being done, the reversal of Roe is only a part of our legacy. Our legacy will be ending abortion in this lifetime. And we need to carry that momentum back to every state to make sure that we have protection at conception everywhere. We’re the generation that reversed Roe, and we’re the generation that is going to end abortion.

  5. Scott Kessler:

    They went from being on top of the world to having to make some really tough decisions, to see this dramatic reversal of fortunes… it’s not just the magnitude of these moves but the speed that they’ve played out. You’ve seen companies make the wrong strategic decisions at the wrong times.


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