Definitions For Reverse


  • Turning in the opposite direction
  • (American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction
  • The gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed
  • The side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design
  • An unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
  • A relation of direct opposition
  • Something that is opposite to something else
  • The back side of a coin, document, etc.
  • A change that makes something worse


  • Change to the contrary
  • Turn inside out or upside down
  • Reverse the position, order, relation, or condition of
  • Rule against
  • Cancel officially
  • To change (something) to an opposite state or condition
  • To cause (something, such as a process) to stop or return to an earlier state
  • To change the order or position of (two things or a series)


  • Reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
  • Directed or moving toward the rear


  • Of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle

Is Reverse a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Reverse is worth 10 points in Scrabble and 11 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Reverse in a Sentence

  • Can you say the alphabet in reverse order?
  • The drug is used to lower blood pressure but may have the reverse effect in some patients.
  • The runners reversed their direction on the track.
  • There is no way to reverse the aging process.
  • Can anything reverse the trend toward higher prices?
  • The building appears on the reverse of the coin.
  • Please sign your name on the reverse.
  • I put the car in reverse and backed out of the garage.

Synonyms for Reverse

Antonyms for Reverse

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