Meaning of “reverse” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /rɪˈvɜːs/
the reverse

the opposite of what has been suggested:

"So, is he happier?" "Quite the reverse - I've never seen him look so miserable."

B2 [ U ] (also reverse gear, uk us ) the method of controlling a vehicle that makes it go backwards:

Put the car into reverse.
in reverse

in the opposite order or way:

Do the same steps but this time in reverse.

(Definition of “reverse noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)