Definition of reverse:

part of speech: noun

A contrary; an opposite; a change for the worse; misfortune; the side or face of a coin or medal opposite to the side on which the head or principal figure is impressed- the latter being called the obverse.

part of speech: adjective

Having the contrary or opposite derection; opposite.

part of speech: verb

To turn or put in the contrary direction, position, condition, or order; to turn upside down; to invert; in law, to change by a contrary decision; to annul.

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The loadstone, which has the property of attracting iron, and of pointing to the poles when freely suspended; a bar of steel, to which the properties of the loadstone are imparted by contact; any piece of iron rendered powerfully attractive by a galvanic current; any powerful attraction. ...