al revés
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
al revés(
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. upside down (inverted)
¡Colgaste el póster al revés! Tienes que darlo vuelta.You hung the poster upside down! You need to flip it.
b. inside out (everted)
Para preservar los colores, lava la ropa al revés en el lavarropas.Turn the clothes inside out when you put them in the washing machine to preserve the colors.
c. the other way around
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
¿Entonces primero vamos al cine y después a cenar? - No, al revés. El restorán cierra temprano.So we're going to the movies first and then we have dinner? - No, the other way around. The restaurant closes early.
d. the other way round (United Kingdom)
Gira el grifo al revés para cerrarlo.Turn the water tap the other way round to close it.
e. backwards
Si lees el nombre Otto al revés, estás diciendo la misma palabra.If you read the name Otto backwards, you are still saying the same word.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning
Did this page answer your question?