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Synonyms for reversal
rɪˈvɜr səlre·ver·sal

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Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. reversalnoun

    Synonyms:
    repeal, revocation, annulment

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How to use reversal in a sentence?

  1. Bradley Singer:

    There is little evidence that this current decrease in field strength, or the rapid shift in position of the north pole, reflect behavior that portends a polarity reversal is imminent during the next 2,000 years.

  2. Katherine Keyes:

    If and when Covid restrictions ease, you won't see a reversal in the same way you saw the acceleration because these drug distribution networks and addiction become embedded in the community. And it's not like they turn off overnight.

  3. 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.

  4. Republican Gov. Pat McCrory:

    The sudden reversal, with little notice after the gubernatorial election has ended, sadly proves this entire issue, originated by the political left, was all about politics at the expense of Charlotte and the entire state of North Carolina.

  5. Michael Sprung:

    Those stocks have been particularly hard hit in the last little while, i don't think you can read too much into one day with a bit of a reversal here.


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