Synonyms for reversal


1. reversal, change of state
usage: a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function"
2. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye, happening, occurrence, occurrent, natural event
usage: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
3. reversal, turn around, turning, turn
usage: turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
4. reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround, decision making, deciding
usage: a decision to reverse an earlier decision
5. reversal, judgment, judgement, judicial decision
usage: a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
6. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, change of direction, reorientation
usage: turning in the opposite direction
7. transposition, reversal, reordering
usage: the act of reversing the order or place of
8. about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change, change
usage: a major change in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
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