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## Synonyms for inverse

*adj*

**opposite**

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## Antonyms for inverse

### antipodean

### antithesis

### antithetical

## Word Origin & History

mid-15c., from Latin inversus, past participle of invertere (see invert). Related: Inversely. As a noun, 1680s, from the adjective.

## Example Sentences for inverse

The principle of the siphon recorder is exactly the inverse of the mirror galvanometer.

The inverse is also true, for good intentions often have evil results.

The meagreness or negativeness of their content has been in an inverse ratio to their power.

His lickings are in inverse ratio to the size of the licked.

That is of course calculated under the law of the inverse square.

His conscience stood in inverse relation to the vigor of his body.

Their courage was evidently the inverse ratio of their speed--in decamping.

It is also the inverse of the same curve for the same point.

It led naturally to the employment of Hyper- in the inverse sense, viz.

The asterisms within the catalogue have been replaced with the inverse ⁂.