Nouns (2)

opposite, inverse
n. something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"

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Adjectives (3)

reverse, inverse
adj. reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
adj. 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)"

Fuzzynyms (1)

n. a proposition obtained by conversion

Synonyms (39)

sweptback, backswept
adj. used of hair
retroflex, cacuminal
adj. pronounced with the tip of the tongue turned back toward the hard palate
transposed, reversed, converse
adj. turned about in order or relation; "transposed letters"
adj. (backward)
reverse, rearward
adj. directed or moving toward the rear; "a rearward glance"; "a rearward movement"
adj. (of a hairline e.g.) moving slowly back
self-referent, reflexive
adj. referring back to itself
adj. looking backward
adj. drawn back and in; "a cat with retracted claws"
retroflexed, retroflex
adj. bent or curved backward
adj. moving from east to west on the celestial sphere; or--for planets--around the sun in a direction opposite to that of the Earth
returning, reversive
adj. tending to be turned back
vindicatory, retributory, relatiative, retributive, retaliatory
adj. of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"
interchangeable, complementary
adj. "reciprocal electric outlets"
adj. of words or propositions so related that each is the negation of the other; "`male' and `female' are complementary terms"
adj. expressing a reciprocal or complementary relation; "correlative conjunctions"
interactional, interactive
adj. capable of acting on or influencing each other
adj. experienced or expressed by each toward the other: "mutual trust"
reciprocatory, reciprocative
adj. moving alternately backward and forward
reciprocatory, reciprocative
adj. given or done or owed to each other
adj. returned in kind: "requited love"
retaliative, retaliatory
adj. of or relating to or having the nature of retribution; "retributive justice demands an eye for an eye"

Antonyms (1)

adj. lacking compromising or mitigating elements; exact; "the direct opposite"


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