reversed looks like it is a form of the word reverse - View Conjugation
reverse
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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 9.
reverse(
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to turn the other way around)
a. invertir (process, trend)
The policy aims to reverse the trend toward centralization.La política tiene como objetivo invertir la tendencia hacia la centralización.
b. volver al revés (collar, garment)
You can reverse the jacket and have the fleece on the outside.Puedes volver la chaqueta al revés para tener el forro polar afuera.
2. (to exchange)
a. invertir (roles)
Now the roles were reversed, and I was the interviewer asking the questions.Ahora se habían invertido los roles, y yo, el entrevistador, hacía las preguntas.
3. (to undo)
a. revocar (ruling, decision)
The lawyer is seeking to reverse the court's earlier ruling.El abogado pide que se revoque el fallo anterior del tribunal.
b. cambiar completamente (policy)
The bank has decided to reverse its monetary policy and lower interest rates.El banco ha decidido cambiar completamente su política monetaria y bajar las tasas de interés.
4. (automobile)
a. dar marcha atrás
Be careful reversing the car in the snow.Ten cuidado dando marcha atrás en la nieve.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (automobile)
a. dar marcha atrás
I was teaching him how to reverse into a parking space.Lo estaba enseñando cómo meter el carro en un estacionamiento dando marcha atrás.
b. echar el carro en reversa
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
She had to reverse because she turned into a one-way street.Tuvo que echar el carro en reversa porque entró en un callejón sin salida.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (opposite)
a. contrario
The current was now flowing in the reverse direction.Ahora la corriente iba en sentido contrario
b. inverso
She read out the winners in reverse order.Leyó los ganadores en orden inverso
c. opuesto
Instead of improving the situation, their policy had the reverse effect.En vez de mejorar la situación, su política provocó el efecto opuesto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
7. (automobile)
a. la marcha atrás
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I put the car into reverse and moved back slowly.Metí marcha atrás y retrocedí lentamente.
8. (other side)
a. el reverso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of coin)
On the reverse is an eagle's head.En el reverso, aparece la cabeza de un águila.
b. el dorso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of paper)
The reverse of the sheet is left blank.El dorso de la hoja queda en blanco.
c. el revés
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(of material, garment)
Iron this shirt on the reverse.Plancha esta camisa por el revés.
9. (opposite)
a. lo contrario
I'm not saying he should leave. Quite the reverse!No digo que deba marcharse. ¡Todo lo contrario!
10. (upset)
a. el revés
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
In spite of the reverses the couple suffered, they attained their goal.A pesar de los reveses que sufrió la pareja, lograron su objetivo.
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reverse
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (opposite)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the reverselo contrario
quite the reverse!¡todo lo contrario!
2. (other side; of coin)
a. el reverso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
3. (of fabric)
a. el revés
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
4. (of sheet of paper)
a. el dorso
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
5. (defeat, misfortune)
a. el revés
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
6. (aut)
a. la marcha atrás
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(gear)
he put the car into reversepuso or metió la marcha atrás
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
7. (general)
a. contrario(a), inverso(a)
in reverse orderen orden inverso
the reverse sideel revés
reverse-charge callllamada or
8. (aut)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
reverse gearmarcha atrás
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
9. (order, situation, trend)
a. invertir
the roles are reversedse han invertido los papeles
she reversed the car into the roadsalió a la carretera marcha atrás
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reverse [rɪˈvɜːs]
adjective
1 [+order] inverso; [+direction] contrario; opuesto
the reverse side (of coin, medal) el reverso; (of sheet of paper) el dorso; in reverse order en orden inverso
2 (Aut) [+gear] de marcha atrás
noun
1 (opposite)
the reverse lo contrario; no, quite the reverse! no, ¡todo lo contrario!; but the reverse is true pero es al contrario; it was the reverse of what we had expected fue todo lo contrario de lo que habíamos esperado; his remarks were the reverse of flattering sus observaciones eran poco halagüeñas; todo lo contrario; it's the same process in reverse es el mismo proceso al revés
2 (face) [of coin] reverso (m); [of paper etc] dorso (m); [of cloth] revés (m)
3 (Aut) (also reverse gear) marcha (f) atrás
to go or change into reverse dar marcha atrás; to put a car into reverse dar marcha atrás a un coche; my luck went into reverse mi suerte dio marcha atrás
4 (setback) revés (m); contratiempo (m); (defeat) derrota (f)
transitive verb
1 (invert order of) invertir; invertir el orden de; (turn other way) volver al revés; [+arms] llevar a la funerala
to reverse A and B invertir el orden de A y B; anteponer B a A
2 (change) [+opinion] cambiar completamente de; [+decision] revocar; anular; cancelar
3 (Britain) (Telec)
to reverse the charges cobrar al número llamado; llamar a cobro revertido
4 especially (Britain) [+car, train etc] dar marcha atrás a
he reversed the car into the garage dio marcha atrás para entrar en el garaje; he reversed the car into a pillarbox al dar marcha atrás chocó con un buzón
intransitive verb
especially (Britain) (Aut) dar marcha atrás
I reversed into a van al dar marcha atrás choqué con una furgoneta
modifier
reverse charge call (n) (Britain) (Telec) llamada (f) a cobro revertido
reverse discrimination (n) (US) discriminación (f) positiva
reverse turn (n) (Aut) vuelta (f) al revés
reverse video (n) (Comput) vídeo (m) inverso
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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