Definition of reversal

Scrabble & Words with friends points


  • reversal is a valid Scrabble US word with a point value of 11
  • reversal is a valid Scrabble UK word with a point value of 11
  • reversal is a valid Words with friends word with a point value of 13

Definition of reversal


  • a major change in attitude or principle or point of view (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. about-face
    2. policy change
    3. volte-face
  • turning in an opposite direction or position (noun)

    Examples

    1. the reversal of the image in the lens

    Synonyms

    1. turn around
  • a decision to reverse an earlier decision (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. change of mind
    2. flip-flop
    3. turnabout
    4. turnaround
  • an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. black eye
    2. blow
    3. reverse
    4. setback
  • the act of reversing the order or place of (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. transposition
  • turning in the opposite direction (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. reverse
    2. reversion
    3. turnabout
    4. turnaround
  • a change from one state to the opposite state (noun)

    Examples

    1. there was a reversal of autonomic function
  • a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside (noun)

See definition of reversal in Merriam Webster

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