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reversal

 
Noun reversal has 8 senses
  1. reversal - a change from one state to the opposite state; "there was a reversal of autonomic function"
    --1 is a kind of
    change of state
    --1 has particulars:
     regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion
    Derived form: verb reverse1
  2. reverse, reversal, setback, blow, black eye - an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating
    --2 is a kind of happening, occurrence, natural event
    --2 has particulars: whammy
  3. reversal, turn around - turning in an opposite direction or position; "the reversal of the image in the lens"
    --3 is a kind of turning, turn
    Derived form: verb reverse2
  4. reversal, change of mind, flip-flop, turnabout, turnaround - a decision to reverse an earlier decision
    --4 is a kind of decision making, deciding
    --4 has particulars: reconsideration, second thought, afterthought, rethink
    Derived form: verb reverse4
  5. reversal - a judgment by a higher court that the judgment of a lower court was incorrect and should be set aside
    --5 is a kind of
    judgment, judgement, judicial decision
    Antonyms: affirmation
    Derived form: verb reverse3
  6. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround - turning in the opposite direction
    --6 is a kind of change of direction, reorientation
    --6 has particulars: about-face, about turn; u-turn
    Derived form: verb reverse2
  7. transposition, reversal - the act of reversing the order or place of
    --7 is a kind of reordering
  8. about-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change - a reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
    --8 is a kind of change
    --8 has particulars: undoing
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