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Definition of reverse adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1opposite to what has been mentioned to travel in the reverse direction The winners were announced in reverse order (= the person in the lowest place was announced first). The experiment had the reverse effect of what was intended.
  2. back
  3. 2opposite to the front Iron the garment on the reverse side.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: reverse