Translation of "reverse" - English-French dictionary

reverse

verbreverse /rɪˈvɜrs/
transitive to change sth to make it the opposite from what it was before
revenir sur

Management has since reversed its decision to fire him.
La direction est depuis revenue sur sa décision de le renvoyer.
transitive to change the position of sth, so that it is in the opposite order
inverser

Reverse the order of the first and second paragraphs.
Inversez l'ordre des premier et second paragraphe.
transitive-intransitive formal to move a vehicle backward
faire marche arrière

Use your mirrors when reversing.
Utilisez vos rétroviseurs quand vous faites marche arrière.

Reverse the car into the garage.
Entrez la voiture en marche arrière dans le garage.

reverse

nounreverse /rɪˈvɜrs/
the reverse singular
the opposite
le contraire

Everyone thought she hated him, but the reverse was true.
Tout le monde pensait qu'elle le haïssait mais c'est le contraire qui était vrai.
the other side
revers masculine , verso masculine

a picture of a swan with a poem on the reverse
la photo d'un cygne avec un poème au verso
uncountable the gear that allows a vehicle to move backward
marche feminine arrière
in reverse
en marche arrière

Put the car in reverse.
Enclenche la marche arrière.
the opposite
le contraire

Everyone thought she hated him, but the reverse was true.
Tout le monde pensait qu'elle le haïssait mais c'est le contraire qui était vrai.
the other side
revers masculine , verso masculine

a picture of a swan with a poem on the reverse
la photo d'un cygne avec un poème au verso
uncountable the gear that allows a vehicle to move backward
marche feminine arrière
in reverse
en marche arrière

Put the car in reverse.
Enclenche la marche arrière.

reverse

adjectivereverse /rɪˈvɜrs/ (always before n)
opposite
inverse

in reverse order
dans l'ordre inverse

(Translation of “reverse” from the GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

reverse

verb /rəˈvəːs/

to move backwards or in the opposite direction to normal

faire marche arrière; inverser
He reversed (the car) into the garage
He reversed the film through the projector.

to put into the opposite position, state, order etc

retourner
This jacket can be reversed (= worn inside out).

to change (a decision, policy etc) to the exact opposite

réformer, révoquer
The man was found guilty, but the judges in the appeal court reversed the decision.
reversal noun

revirement (d’opinion)
a reversal of his previous decision.
reversed adjective

in the opposite state, position, order etc

reversé, inverse
Once he worked for me. Now our positions are reversed and I work for him.
reversible adjective

able to be reversed

réversible
a reversible process.

(of clothes) able to be worn with either side out

réversible
Is that raincoat reversible?
reverse the charges (also reverse-charge call)

which is paid for by the person who receives it instead of by the caller.

appeler (appel) à frais virés

reverse

noun

a defeat; a piece of bad luck

revers
Liverpool suffered a 3-0 reverse.

(a mechanism eg one of the gears of a car etc which makes something move in) a backwards direction or a direction opposite to normal

marche arrière
He put the car into reverse
(also adjective) a reverse gear.

(also adjective ) (of) the back of a coin, medal etc

revers
the reverse (side) of a coin.

(Translation of “reverse” from the PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)