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Webster's Dictionary [1]

(1): ( a.) Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.

(2): ( a.) Reversed; as, a reverse shell.

(3): ( a.) That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.

(4): ( a.) That which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.

(5): ( a.) The act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.

(6): ( a.) The back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. See Obverse.

(7): ( a.) A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

(8): ( a.) A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

(9): ( a.) To turn upside down; to invert.

(10): ( a.) Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

(11): ( a.) To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.

(12): ( a.) To cause to return; to recall.

(13): ( a.) To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

(14): ( a.) Hence, to overthrow; to subvert.

(15): ( a.) To overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.

(16): ( v. i.) To return; to revert.

(17): ( v. i.) To become or be reversed.

King James Dictionary [2]

Reverse, revers'. L. reversus, reverto re and verto, to turn.

1. To turn upside down as, to reverse a pyramid or cone. 2. To overturn to subvert as, to reverse the state. 3. To turn back as with swift wheel reverse. 4. To turn to the contrary as, to reverse the scene.

- Or affectations quite reverse the soul.

5. To put each in the place of the other as, to reverse the distinctions of good and evil. 6. In law, to overthrow by a contrary decision to make void to annul as, to reverse a judgment, sentence or decree. Judgments are reversed by writs of error and for certain causes, may be reversed without such writs. 7. To recall. Not in use.

Reverse, revers'. To return. Not in use.

Reverse, n. revers'.

1. Change vicissitude a turn of affairs in a good sense.

By a strange reverse of things, Justinian's law, which for many ages was neglected, now obtains -

2. Change for the worse misfortune. By an unexpected reverse of circumstances, an affluent man is reduced to poverty. 3. A contrary an opposite.

The performances to which God has annexed the promises of eternity, are just the reverse of all the pursuits of sense.