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See definition of reversing on Dictionary.com
  • verbturn upside down or backwards
  • verbcancel, change

synonyms for reversing

  • overturn
  • shift
  • about-face
  • back
  • backpedal
  • backtrack
  • capsize
  • evert
  • exchange
  • flip-flop
  • interchange
  • inverse
  • invert
  • rearrange
  • retreat
  • revert
  • switch
  • transfer
  • transpose
  • upend
  • upset
  • back up
  • double back
  • evaginate
  • go back
  • go backwards
  • move backwards
  • transplace
  • turn around
  • turn back
  • turn over
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antonyms for reversing

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  • advance
  • hold
  • keep
  • do
  • enforce
  • go ahead
  • meet
  • reserve
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How to use reversing in a sentence

Most large organs now built are furnished with a pedal for reversing the position of the Great to Pedal coupler.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
Black Hood kicked his legs over the rail, reversing his position, gave himself a shove with his hands.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
There was also a separate steam-driven high-pressure pump fitted for operating either or both of the reversing engines.
LOSS OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC'BRITISH GOVERNMENT
To us, it seemed very much like reversing the process, and causing their death.
MYSTIC LONDON:CHARLES MAURICE DAVIES
As its unearthly glow irradiated the world around him, reversing its light and shade, the visions of the nunnery recurred.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
Do not for a moment think that I am reversing myself on my stand concerning faith.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
This is managed by reversing the motion of the rollers, which is done in an instant by means of a 'crab.'
THE HILLS AND THE VALERICHARD JEFFERIES
Finally it was whipping around steadily, the brushes on its shaft reversing the magnetic poles with each half circle of the arc.
THE JEWELS OF APTORSAMUEL R. DELANY
Watterson gave it to him, repudiating every principle that Halstead stood for, reversing him in every expressed opinion.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
Disappointment here cannot pierce her barbarous shafts, fortune cannot wanton in reversing, nor can time dissolve them.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
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WORDS RELATED TO REVERSING

  • abandoning
  • abandonment
  • abolishing
  • abolition
  • abrogation
  • annulment
  • deletion
  • dissolution
  • dissolving
  • elimination
  • invalidation
  • nullification
  • overruling
  • recall
  • recalling
  • repeal
  • repudiation
  • retirement
  • retraction
  • reversal
  • reversing
  • revocation
  • undoing
  • withdrawing
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