Synonyms for inverse

Synonyms for (noun) inverse

Synonyms: opposite, inverse

Definition: something inverted in sequence or character or effect

Usage: when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse

Similar words: oppositeness, opposition

Definition: the relation between opposed entities

Synonyms for (adj) inverse

Synonyms: inverse, reverse

Definition: reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

Similar words: backward

Definition: directed or facing toward the back or rear

Usage: a backward view

Synonyms: inverse

Definition: opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity

Usage: a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)

Similar words: reciprocal

Definition: of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function

Usage: the reciprocal ratio of a:b is b:a

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