Translation of "reverse" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary


noun uk us /rɪˈvɜːs/ US  /-ˈvɝːs/
the reverse

the opposite of what has been suggested

The teachers say my son is slow, but I believe the reverse (is true). 老师们说我儿子反应迟钝,但我觉得恰恰相反。

the back of a coin, medal,

The English £1 coin has a royal coat of arms on the reverse. 1英镑硬币的背面有王室盾徽的图案。
in reverse (order)

in the opposite order or way

To stop the engine, you repeat the same procedures, but in reverse (order). 要想关掉发动机,你得按相反顺序重复同样的步骤。

[ U ] (also reverse gear) the method of controlling a vehicle that makes it go backwards

To go backwards, you must put the car in/into reverse (gear). 要想倒车,你得挂倒车挡。

[ C ] formal a defeat or failure

They suffered a serious military/political reverse. 他们遭受了一次重大的军事/政治失败。

(Translation of “reverse noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)