Translation of "inverse" - English-Spanish dictionary


adjective uk /ɪnˈvɜːs/ us /ɪnˈvɝːs/

opposite in relation to something else

Their generosity was in inverse proportion/relation to their income (= the more money they had the less generous they were).
inversely adverb uk /ɪnˈvɜː us /ɪnˈvɝː
noun uk /ɪnˈvɜːs/ us /ɪnˈvɝːs/ formal
the inverse

the opposite

lo inverso
Dividing by two is the inverse of multiplying by two.

(Translation of “inverse” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)