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Reverse vs. Revert

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  • Reverse (adjective)

    Opposite, contrary; going in the opposite direction. from 14th c.

    "We ate the meal in reverse order, starting with dessert and ending with the starter."

    "The mirror showed us a reverse view of the scene."

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Pertaining to engines, vehicle movement etc. moving in a direction opposite to the usual direction. from 19th c.

    "He selected reverse gear."

  • Reverse (adjective)

    To be in the non-default position; to be set for the lesser-used route.

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Reversed.

    "a reverse shell"

  • Reverse (adjective)

    In which cDNA synthetization is obtained from an RNA template.

  • Reverse (adverb)

    In a reverse way or direction; upside-down. from 14thc.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The opposite of something. from 14th c.

    "We believed the Chinese weren't ready for us. In fact, the reverse was true."

  • Reverse (noun)

    The act of going backwards; a reversal. from 15th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    A piece of misfortune; a setback. from 16th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The tails side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that is opposite the obverse. from 17th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The side of something facing away from a viewer, or from what is considered the front; the other side. from 18th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The gear setting of an automobile that makes it travel backwards. from 19th c.

  • Reverse (noun)

    A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

  • Reverse (noun)

    A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To turn something around such that it faces in the opposite direction.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To turn something inside out or upside down.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To transpose the positions of two things.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To return, come back.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To turn away; to cause to depart.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To cause to return; to recall.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To revoke a law, or to change a decision into its opposite.

    "to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree"

  • Reverse (verb)

    To cause a mechanism or a vehicle to operate or move in the opposite direction to normal.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To change the direction of a reaction such that the products become the reactants and vice-versa.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To place a set of points in the reverse position

  • Reverse (verb)

    to move from the normal position to the reverse position

  • Reverse (verb)

    To overthrow; to subvert.

  • Revert (noun)

    One who, or that which, reverts.

  • Revert (noun)

    One who reverts to that religion which he had adhered to before having converted to another

  • Revert (noun)

    A convert to Islam.

  • Revert (noun)

    The act of reversion (of e.g. a database transaction or source control repository) to an earlier state.

    "We've found that git reverts are at least an order of magnitude faster than SVN reverse merges."

  • Revert (verb)

    To turn back, or turn to the contrary; to reverse.

  • Revert (verb)

    To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.

  • Revert (verb)

    To cause to return to a former condition.

  • Revert (verb)

    To return; to come back.

    "If they attack, we will revert to the bunker."

  • Revert (verb)

    To return to the possession of.

    "When a book goes out of print, rights revert from the publisher to the author."

  • Revert (verb)

    To cause (a property or rights) to return to the previous owner.

    "Sometimes a publisher will automatically revert rights back to an author once a book has gone out of print."

  • Revert (verb)

    To return to a former practice, condition, belief, etc.

  • Revert (verb)

    To return to an earlier or primitive type or state; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.

  • Revert (verb)

    To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse.

    "Phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts."

  • Revert (verb)

    To take up again or return to a previous topic.

  • Revert (verb)

    To convert to Islam.

  • Revert (verb)

    To reply (to correspondence, for example).

    "Please revert before Monday."

  • Revert (verb)

    To treat (a series, such as y = a + bx + cx2 + ..., where one variable y is expressed in powers of a second variable x), so as to find the second variable x expressed in a series arranged in powers of y.

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  • Reverse (adjective)

    Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

  • Reverse (adjective)

    Reversed; as, a reverse shell.

  • Reverse (noun)

    That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.

  • Reverse (noun)

    That which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.

  • Reverse (noun)

    The back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. See Obverse.

  • Reverse (noun)

    A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

  • Reverse (noun)

    A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

  • Reverse

    To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.

  • Reverse

    To cause to return; to recall.

  • Reverse

    To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

  • Reverse

    To turn upside down; to invert.

  • Reverse

    Hence, to overthrow; to subvert.

  • Reverse

    To overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To return; to revert.

  • Reverse (verb)

    To become or be reversed.

  • Revert

    To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse.

  • Revert

    To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.

  • Revert

    To change back. See Revert, v. i.

  • Revert (verb)

    To return; to come back.

  • Revert (verb)

    To return to the proprietor after the termination of a particular estate granted by him.

  • Revert (verb)

    To return, wholly or in part, towards some preëxistent form; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.

  • Revert (verb)

    To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse; thus, phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts.

  • Revert (noun)

    One who, or that which, reverts.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Reverse (noun)

    a relation of direct opposition;

    "we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true"

  • Reverse (noun)

    the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed

  • Reverse (noun)

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

  • Reverse (noun)

    the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design

  • Reverse (noun)

    (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction

  • Reverse (noun)

    turning in the opposite direction

  • Reverse (verb)

    change to the contrary;

    "The trend was reversed"

    "the tides turned against him"

    "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"

  • Reverse (verb)

    turn inside out or upside down

  • Reverse (verb)

    rule against;

    "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"

  • Reverse (verb)

    annul by recalling or rescinding;

    "He revoked the ban on smoking"

    "lift an embargo"

    "vacate a death sentence"

  • Reverse (adjective)

    directed or moving toward the rear;

    "a rearward glance"

    "a rearward movement"

  • Reverse (adjective)

    reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

  • Reverse (adjective)

    of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle;

    "in reverse gear"

  • Revert (verb)

    go back to a previous state;

    "We reverted to the old rules"

  • Revert (verb)

    undergo reversion, as in a mutation

Princeton's WordNet
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