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Synonyms for reversalrɪˈvɜr səl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reversal(noun)

    a change from one state to the opposite state

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, flip-flop, blow, black eye, change of mind, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  2. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye(noun)

    an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

    Synonyms:
    nose candy, reversal, turnabout, puff, turnaround, setback, snow, about-face, opposite, change of mind, gust, shock, black eye, reverse, flip-flop, verso, policy change, volte-face, mouse, turn around, shiner, contrary, bump, blow, transposition, coke, reversion, blast, reverse gear

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  3. reversal, turn around(noun)

    turning in an opposite direction or position

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, flip-flop, blow, black eye, reversal, change of mind, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  4. reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround(noun)

    a decision to reverse an earlier decision

    Synonyms:
    reversal, turnabout, turnaround, setback, about-face, change of mind, black eye, reverse, flip-flop, policy change, volte-face, thong, turn around, turnround, turnaround time, blow, transposition, reversion

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  5. reversal(noun)

    a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, flip-flop, blow, black eye, change of mind, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  6. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround(noun)

    turning in the opposite direction

    Synonyms:
    reverting, policy change, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, contrary, relapsing, lapse, about-face, regress, change of mind, backsliding, lapsing, throwback, regression, reverse, atavism, setback, verso, turnaround time, flip-flop, retrogression, black eye, volte-face, turn around, turnround, relapse, blow, transposition, opposite, retroversion, reversion, reverse gear

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  7. transposition, reversal(noun)

    the act of reversing the order or place of

    Synonyms:
    reversal, turnabout, turnaround, setback, transposition, about-face, change of mind, black eye, reverse, substitution, flip-flop, heterotaxy, policy change, volte-face, turn around, replacement, switch, blow, permutation, reversion

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

  8. about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change(noun)

    a major change in attitude or principle or point of view

    Synonyms:
    volte-face, blow, reverse, reversion, policy change, turnabout, turn around, transposition, reversal, about turn, flip-flop, change of mind, black eye, turnaround, about-face, setback

    Antonyms:
    affirmation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reversal(n.)

    Synonyms:
    repeal, revocation, annulment


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