Đồng nghĩa của reverse

Alternative for reverse

reverses, reversed, reversing

Đồng nghĩa: back up, regress, return, revert,

Trái nghĩa: obverse, recto,

Noun

A setback, or change for the worse
misfortune setback mishap tragedy blow catastrophe disaster misadventure adversity affliction trial tribulation accident hardship failure difficulty woe reversal problem distress upset disappointment knock vicissitude defeat check lapse hitch rout bath snag repulse conquering turnabout vanquishment bad luck ill luck hard times non-success calamity trouble mischance debacle cataclysm burden misery contretemps bummer stroke of bad luck casualty whammy cross visitation sorrow shock worry reverse of fortune crisis crunch ill ruin bad news loss grief anxiety bad break car crash issue inconvenience ill fortune collapse apocalypse unluckiness tough luck hard luck downfall harm infelicity annoyance nuisance pain reversal of fortune wretchedness blight rotten luck unluck disadvantage unpleasantness discomfort dole cross to bear ordeal meltdown ruination emergency hassle frustration trauma holocaust complication devastation hard time bale blunder mishanter curse scourge crash waterloo wreck haplessness bane suffering the worst stroke of ill luck unfortunateness unhappiness untowardness upheaval body blow torment exigency sadness mess travails slip headache curtains jam buffet fiasco knock-back drag double whammy albatross hell kick in the teeth downer heartbreak undoing faux pas dire straits deep water hot water hell on earth hold-up backset breakdown failing glitch heartache plight load vexation comedown anguish predicament torture dilemma agony travail care crucible error indigence destitution bind pickle clutch hole stew fix tinderbox pinch stroke one in the eye extremity end scrape fall havoc abyss evil fortune evil chance rigor disturbance lack of success nakba hazard desolation rigour misstep act of God bust stress ill-fortune sticky situation depression smash bomb humiliation heavy blow doom double trouble holy mess spot of bother unholy mess severe test trying time hard knocks big trouble let-down unfortunate incident convulsion discouragement relapse downturn evil catastrophy hurt excruciation straits rack devastating blow plague nightmare tough break rotten break devil's own luck hard cheese raw deal oppression wronging persecution flooding down deprivation blue ruin privation need penury poverty want squalor injury struggle hard knock rainy day lot dolor sordidness rear-ender mistake stack-up total crack-up pileup fender-bender smashup wrack-up collision fluke farce flood sad event serious accident bad fortune grievous blow bombshell letdown jolt surprise bitter pill mishappening shit show fell stroke rough situation thunderbolt bad trot disgruntlement hiccup delay obstruction rebuff hindrance impediment mire quagmire quandary bad experience bolt from the blue rude awakening bolt out of the blue source of distress conundrum destruction gauntlet irk irritant thorn bugbear gantlet peeve fire bother rub aggravation botheration pest exasperation aggro ruffle holdup regression flip-flop unfortunate development slowdown regress about-face obstacle foil bottom entanglement impasse overthrow chaos imbroglio disarray perplexity disorder strait drama pass shambles turmoil pressure urgency muddle stumbling block alluvion culmination finale upshot termination infliction fatality denouement irritation hair shirt calvary confusion horror embarrassment shipwreck messiness puzzle monstrosity situation disorderliness piece of bad luck drawing board vicious circle hot potato hang-up tight spot sorry condition awkward situation problematic situation sad state tight corner critical situation unfortunate situation worst-case scenario no-win situation train wreck rabbit hole tricky situation tight situation difficult situation unseating deposition ousting vanquishing conquest toppling whole new ballgame bit of trouble flop overturn elimination shame debasement annihilation disgrace death Dunkirk spot juncture head crossroads conjuncture nemesis Waterloo labefaction misfiring foundering bungle abortion fail trip destroyer miscalculation omission last straw loss of power stumble bad omen flaw fumble final straw fault subversion breaking point flash point zero hour boiling point crunch time miss discomfiture clunker miscarriage botch extreme suffering hash nonperformance dud misfire washout implosion fizzle nonsuccess nonachievement cropper turkey snafu clinker rejection false step coming to nothing non-fulfilment balls-up fizzling out foul-up screw-up breaking down falling through asperity hardness danger dolour poison hurting jinx skids ill-luck pain in the rear harsh conditions tough situation pain in the backside evil eye can of worms trials and tribulations pain in the neck pain in the bum kiss of death grievance damage strain mischief detriment encumbrance millstone weakness sin canker cancer drawback despair menace pestilence concern weight punishment liability cumber bad rap bum deal lemon wrong injustice disservice frost disease gloom dejection despondency disquiet hurdle melancholy austerity crime ills beggary commotion dolefulness catch-22 lack agitation crux cruelty handicap pity perdition downside blues worriment disbenefit painfulness labour labor regret tension malaise knot uphill contingency drain Achilles heel weak point weak spot harassment unfortunate occurrence loser crying shame unfortunate thing cause for disappointment sad thing cause for regret badness sad situation source of regret thorn in your flesh damp squib lead balloon thorn in one's side fly in the ointment dead loss to-do hardshi dreadful thing awful thing terrible thing awkward deep trouble bringdown sickness difficulties cost malice impoverishment casus befalling tumult infirmity condition jar bad thing ill chance test case throe offense offence ill-treatment boo-boo prejudice bête noire dispossession unpredictable outcome thorn in one's flesh contamination heat rear ender lousy deal the shaft unfair assessment rotten deal bad charge frame-up bad deal angst challenge bête noir pollution demands anticlimax martyrdom barrier ticklish spot soreness dismay stormy seas disintegration trouncing matter holdback spectacle passion corruption provocation nag nagging impropriety trammel crimp inefficacy disruption impairment fungus mildew contagion terror penalty incident fuss fatal attraction bad trip mourning bereavement block cramp bafflement underbelly neediness unjustness shaft inequity unfairness circumstance adventure row affair business occasion scene melodrama infestation pressure cooker thorn in someone's flesh thorn in someone's side impecuniousness impecuniosity difficult going hard going fracas sensation thrill excitement inappositeness unfitness inaptness improperness inappropriateness incorrectness wrongness trials tormentor correction awkward moment dump eyesore withering sight drubbing beating licking dissolution defeasance shellacking incapacitation exertion toil drudgery peril fatigue spanner in the works monkey wrench tear-jerker sorriness barricade sweat deadlock brutality act of cruelty onus solecism misusage soft underbelly pits grieving rue deploring rain lamentation bemoaning obligation duty evildoing thorn in your side a jam a scrape a spot a fix dead end a stew a hole a pickle blot on the landscape bum rap bankruptcy financial distress uphill battle Herculean task deadweight chain responsibility charge dead weight blame shackle task unwanted responsibility accountability fatal flaw minus rough seas stalemate flash in the pan vain attempt total loss dead duck sinking ship downheartedness hoodoo ball and chain mental weight glumness gloominess shortcoming rotten hand rum deal voodoo hex cheerlessness mournfulness debit negative incommodity strike immorality disconsolateness question catch dispute lease indebtment baggage pledge arrear possibility remainder millstone round one's neck IOU account involvement chit loan bite balance due contract mortgage tab disaster area doldrums dumps chagrin dreariness dispiritedness despondence joylessness forlornness miserableness mopes sorrowfulness heartsickness broken-heartedness despond spell sinfulness doubt habit count squeeze disagreement mortification disconsolation malediction point at issue disputed point negative aspect low spirits megrim discontent dysphoria blue devils anhedonia wickedness non-achiever no-hoper way of the world non-starter box teething trouble malison cess enchantment gremlin charm black magic Indian sign bugaboo way things go times we live in school of hard knocks karma destiny hand one is dealt usual state of affairs luck way the cookie crumbles unfortunate chance human condition kismet way of it life nefariousness perniciousness iniquity vice maltreatment outrage wrongdoing

Noun

The state of being vanquished
vanquishment beating rout trouncing drubbing overthrow thrashing massacre annihilation licking conquest whipping shellacking slaughter subjugation triumph trimming waxing trashing loss mastery embarrassment killing debacle blow destruction downthrow extermination whitewashing collapse failure ambush defeasance lacing paddling rebuff repulse scalping whaling fall ruin discomfiture break breakdown check count insuccess KO nonsuccess setback trap pasting defeat hammering hiding caning demolition clobbering pounding plastering lump walloping thumping battering going-over crushing defeat overwhelming defeat mauling downfall worsting vanquishing conquering besting subduing overpowering thwarting domination pulverizing flattening coup routing subjugating quelling quashing defeating suppression squashing wipeout whitewash takeover elimination overcoming crushing victory pulverising breaking extinction sweep foil dominating pwnage ownage win over success over victory over triumph over game, set and match glory over supremacy over clean sweep grand slam flogging belting tanning lashing birching flaying fiasco bashing slapping smacking pummelling thwacking punching cuffing buffeting pelting cudgelling lambasting clubbing whacking walkover subdual flagellation biffing bopping slugging duffing-up doing-over beating-up scourging leathering chastisement landslide end pummeled cudgeling cane birch success win spanking dusting bludgeoning humiliation state of defeat subjection subjecting washout kicking working-over murder disappointment score splash horsewhipping romp big win bullwhipping strap belt lathering pulverisation pulverization defeatedness switching strapping punishment game scourge castigation lash pummeling switch clampdown crackdown superiority runaway victory decisive victory advantage overwhelming majority repression prevention stopping prohibition termination discontinuation cowing the strap dissolution halting arrest hitting striking knocking boxing stamping out suppressing abolishment dominance obliteration overriding abolition attack assault mate ending checkmate snuffing out corporal punishment

Noun

The absence or opposite of something actual or positive
negation contradiction contrary opposite antithesis denial inverse rejection converse disavowal repudiation absence denegation disallowance disclaimer disconfirmation lack refusal renunciation antonym deficiency opposition veto want blank counterpart gainsaying negatory neutralisation neutralization no nonexistence proscription reversal forget it refutation rebuttal rebuff retraction disapproval abnegation forswearing abjuration turndown renouncement dissent cold shoulder dismissal nonacceptance declination knock-back brush-off snub negative disowning nay nix prohibition thumbs down defiance refutal disaffirmation adjuration disproof dismissing renegement rejecting repudiating retractation counterstatement refusing controversion refraining repulse confutation no way non-acceptance withdrawal annulment protestation negative response nullification revocation recall volte-face about-face abrogation contraversion backpedaling unsaying renouncing reneging backtracking abstaining noncommittal denunciation contravention spurning backpedalling dispute conflict recantation turning down pass statement abnegation disfavor knockback regrets nonconsent discountenancing ban noncompliance disfavour interdiction exclusion repulsion writ declension forbidding enjoinment statement kick in the teeth casting aside casting off disaffirmance countering palinode apostasy renege traversal cancellation cancelation counteraction abandonment eschewal objection snubbing declining cold-shouldering disclaiming brushoff choice withholding the elbow red light dissatisfaction ostracism abstention non placet no go no dice relinquishment disacknowledgement giving up demurral declinature smack in the eye smack in the face refusal to acknowledge rider criterion clause prerequisite qualification condition provision disassociation stipulation proviso specification requirement dissociation

Noun

A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something
slump drop collapse decline downturn plunge decrease depreciation downswing fall plummet slide crash depression falling-off lapse lowering meltdown nosedive recession tumble devaluation steep fall trough blight bottom descent dip downer downslide downtrend dumps failure falling off funk letdown low nose-dive rut sag slip bad period bad times blue devils blue funk rainy days the skids dive deterioration reduction lessening diminution drop-off downfall cut ebb abatement falloff downgrade dwindling decrement diminishment loss degradation degeneration downtick degeneracy decadence devolution shrinkage skid sinking dent depletion worsening fall-off decay retrogression step down waning declension nose dive slack hang slackness weakening droop ebbing debasement withering vitiation spoiling abasement declination stagnation wane adulteration deflation sinkage declivity ruin rotting markdown cutback diminishing down plummeting precipitation loss of value dropping off aggravation declining contraction slackening curtailment dropoff landslide slowdown dilapidation disintegration decaying breakdown let-up standstill inactivity eclipse ruining fading destroying harm spoliation rot enfeeblement debilitation dying down paralysis shakeout regression skydive downhill trend dégringolade downward spiral retreat corruption free fall corrosion perversion disrepair dislocation degringolade bottom-out failing devaluing bottom out cheapening sharp fall comedown atrophy downgrading lowering in value decrease in value discount backsliding reduction in value accounting allowance hollow concavity slant cant tilt sinkhole sink basin list distortion settling pitch drooping slumping sagging relapse spill header stoop bend bowing stooping bow flop concession topple cropper pullback deduction slash tailspin subsiding allowance cutting write-down settlement downcome plunging falling going down coming down slope incline impoverishment ramp slipping recidivism precipice chasm abyss impairment shrinking minimizing deficiency minimising cliff gully gorge depth gradient downhill downslope hanging easing chute dissipation backslide retrenchment minimization attrition falling away drain subtraction erosion recidivation ruination consumption dilution attenuation dissolution raceway fall from grace deepness difference decadency depravation demotion reversion receding disappearance deprivation minus alleviation privation downsize return retrogradation forfeiture squandering mitigation rollback lightening shortfall subsidence de-escalation compression striction decrescence condensation constriction dereliction crumbling tainting slowing expenditure exhaustion falling apart waste trip pruning trimming slimming letting up relaxation moderation expending using up use fade cessation dying away want retardation chopping limiting axing spoilation putridness wasting extinction senescence dying mold decrepitude mortification rust gangrene mould milking emptying sapping draining easing off desisting relenting dropping away dying out inclination hill scarp wasting away breaking down subdual subjugation slimming down bleeding cooling off petering out saving tailing off fall from favor original sin grade angle scaling down tapering off bank adret versant bajada escarpment lean rake running down upgrade camber channel trail track leaning rise and fall bevel runway heel shaft funnel conduit gutter tube course spillway sluice

Noun

A change, especially in one's life or fortunes
vicissitude change shift metamorphosis modification transformation transition transmutation turn vagary variation alteration alternation development diversity mutability mutation reversal switch variety deviation downturn permutation progression revolution switchover transposition turnaround about-face flip-flop change of fortune mid-course correction modulation variance transmogrification transfiguration novelty innovation distortion diversification conversion remodeling changeover adjustment revision remodelling advance difference addition reconstruction translation refinement turnover correction tempering break compression contraction surrogate evolution upheaval fluctuation oscillation transubstantiation vacillation flux rearrangement makeover irregularity departure unevenness wavering displacement unsteadiness regulation sea change inconstancy review deformation rectification refashioning wobble wave adaptation gradation progress passage move growth amendment reformation jump realignment reshaping metastasis leap crossing turning point transit passing order grouping disposition organization arrangement presentation combination sorting advancement swing rotation originality modernization path procession metanoia course operation process motion version perm alternative freshness restyling modernism unconventionality recasting improvement newness interchange repetition restructuring reorganization origination renovation uniqueness organisation new methods reorganisation break with tradition shift of emphasis new measures shakedown new devices change of direction shake up repeated rotation renewal reordering rebuilding remoulding reworking revamping remolding redoing remaking reshuffling renewing U-turn about-turn regeneration volte-face rejigging revolutionizing retraction revolutionising overhaul redesign redevelopment backtracking turnround rowback readjustment radical change revolutionary change newfangledness innovativeness specialization change of heart change of mind specialisation swerve 180 degree turn rejuvenation upgrading shuffle relocation quantum jump sudden change major change quantum leap marked transformation total change swap redirection break with the past veering stirring substitution yaw deflection bend stir alterations turnabout switches shifts reformations amendments transitions revisions one-eighty permutations advances metamorphoses refinements makeovers rearrangements remodelings corrections climb-down change of plan eating one's words reversal of policy volte face readjustments rejiggings sea changes realignments reorganizations changes remakings turns transubstantiations improvements reorganisations remoldings turning rise metasis changing altering evolvement rebirth morph transfigurement complete change turning around

Noun

A means of control or restraint
check restraint constraint curb limitation control obstruction buttress deterrent fetter hindrance impediment inhibition rein restriction blow break bridle catch obstacle reversal setback stoppage stricture circumscription damper restrainer safeguard condition harness holdup rebuff whammy barrier block bar handicap cramp hurdle encumbrance snag brake stumbling block trammel stop drawback chain limit balk shackles baulk drag hitch interference manacle crimp holdback clog difficulty discouragement hazard let embarrassment blockage disadvantage confinement disincentive spanner in the works monkey wrench in the works barricade problem complication hiccup fly in the ointment cumber wall shackle preventive dissuasion burden determent prohibition prevention hampering straitjacket leash captivity glitch facer hold impedance hang-up millstone stint hamper detriment clampdown interdict suppression monkey wrench ball and chain qualification delay embargo defence interruption trouble contraction arrest defense issue retardation reservation lock fetters preventative joker inconvenience bonds albatross gridlock catch-22 trammels baggage roadblock ban repression blockade booby trap curtailment protection boycott road block taboo retardant bondage compression squeezing demarcation stipulation provision curbing manacles chains fence security requirement hold-up string ceiling strap lead halter proviso deterrence detention reduction rule custody blocking pitfall tie defect fault stifling smothering flaw tightening shrinking choking cumbrance discipline rider congestion constriction caution precautionary measure frustration bottleneck wet blanket uphill binding excess baggage holding back constrainment strings shortcoming weakness remedy precaution stopping retardment hangup rub jam-up bounds load circumvention boundary preventive measure protective measure fine print millstone around your neck sticking point blank wall bond obligation commitment intimidation suppressant crackdown proscription bind opposition moratorium veto hardship deterring factor chill interdiction bump bit governor line pale inadequacy circumspection injunction modification definition depressant cloud put down damp defensive measures cinchers anchor binders occlusion rahui injury railing traverse gloom pall warning regulation bridling checking mountain jam checkmate mountain to climb depression gotcha gimmick hassle shackling fettering baulking cramping psychological baggage millstone round someone's neck palladium fail-safe protective shield mishap headache halting thwarting quashing foiling astringency downside controller regulator retarding device neutralizer prophylactic land mine snafu bug tangle discontinuance nuisance narrowing pressure stenosis tightness disablement impairment disorder containment cold water bulwark balking sublimation imperfection limits no-no minus deficiency encirclement dead weight red tape headstall hackamore collar tether noose liability disbenefit anticipatory measure putting an end to putting an stop to nipping in the bud infarct closure embolus cordon infarction weak point debit strike negative incommodity weak spot squeeze telescoping contracting compacting condensing constricting condensation compaction small difficulty lack evil failing disability ill line of defense straitening strangulation irons handcuffs cuffs imprisonment moderation restraining device incarceration internment disqualification bilboes tethers ropes restraints rope order instruction deprivation pinions weight decrease abridgment abridgement command limiter prerequisite demand clause restraining order bracelets gyves darbies requisite essential necessity exception term specification precondition contingency kicker terms restraining self-command refrainment discretion continence reserve self-control self-restraint prison impoundment immurement exemption postulate leg irons arrangement thraldom duress durance porridge thrall need article must-have must small print sine qua non bottling up keeping back keeping in check keeping under control holding in biting back gaol delimitation bounding keeping jail house arrest scope coercion immuration safekeeping sabotage intervention foot dragging

Noun

A seemingly absurd or contradictory statement or proposition which when investigated may prove to be well founded or true
paradox contradiction absurdity anomaly enigma incongruity inconsistency mystery oddity puzzle ambiguity conflict dichotomy oxymoron self-contradiction antinomy catch catch-22 conundrum error irony juxtaposition koan mistake nonsense opposite quandary riddle shocker contradiction in terms reverse psychology difference opposition discrepancy incongruousness disagreement mismatch contrariety clash disparity incompatibility separation aporia division variance discordance irreconcilability contrariness dissonance divergence polarity lack of congruence lack of harmony impasse peculiarity paradoxical nature dissimilarity inconsonance oppositeness antithesis repugnancy oppugnancy inappropriateness duality disproportion variation changeability lack of similarity inequality unlikeness disproportionateness lack of accord deviation inharmoniousness unsuitability contraposition contradictoriness antonymy contradistinction strangeness bizarreness inaptness extraneousness oddness unsuitableness gulf split disjunction confutation antilogy contravention contrast chasm divorce defiance dissension disputation flaw dispute bucking illogicality challenge antagonism disunion partition trichotomy irreconcilable difference lack of consistency difference of opinion dissimilitude distinction disparateness diverseness distinctness distinctiveness diversity imbalance distance divergency otherness gap unevenness imparity dissemblance heterogeneity discord bad match differentiation incongruence breach nonconformity misalliance alterity bad fit particularity irregularity idiosyncrasy incomparability differential unconformity unrelatedness unalikeness differences mismarriage non-uniformity comparison nonuniformity discongruity discrepance divarication tension mesalliance rift animosity noncongruence jarring uncongeniality disharmonism disaccord demarcation segregation miscalculation yin yang severance offset schism far cry divide exception alteration variability variety change modification metamorphosis digression transformation revision departure wide area of difference asymmetry characteristic aberration separateness singularity unorthodoxness friction discordancy

Noun

A discouraging response to an offer or approach
repulse rebuff snub brush-off spurning rejection cold-shouldering discouragement knock-back refusal repudiation slight disappointment failure nix silent treatment turndown cold shoulder nothing doing slap in the face the old heave-ho thumbs down smack in the eye smack in the face kick in the teeth brushoff cut dismissal kiss-off insult put down go-by rebuke elbow humiliation non-acceptance affront pooh-poohing bum's rush the elbow cold-shoulder defeat opposition check denial repulsion reprimand hard time indignity outrage offense offence slur dig aspersion epithet barb abuse brickbat slap injury diss sarcasm dis dart gird poke name personality taunt discourtesy backhanded compliment left-handed compliment disrespect derision negation injustice slam disparagement jibe attack black eye contempt incivility disdainfulness despite disregard hurt harm hit indignation zinger shame scorn sneer mockery obloquy insolence rudeness ignominy wrong veto opprobrium dirty dig negative response disapproval no grievance gibe criticism shaft scandal blow to one's pride rebuttal microaggression back-handed compliment no compliment home truth uncomplimentary remark iciness aloofness coldness reproach provocation mistreatment scoff spurn atrocity disservice desecration displeasure scoffing jeer goading cutting remark spite knock pan take-down suppression burn ridiculing sting wrongdoing unfairness disparaging remark neglect indifference inattention one in the eye snubbing turning down declining dirty deed unjustness inequity pointed comment negative nay detriment red light dissatisfaction ostracism declination disallowance objection nonacceptance blitzkrieg onslaught assailment battery onset pique huff resentment dudgeon push assault aggression miff blitz umbrage mugging raw deal no dice non placet no go no way ruffled feathers embarrassment disgrace degradation dishonor humbling dishonour abasement mortification disesteem chagrin discredit reprobation vitiation discomfiture condescension comedown submissiveness resignation submission loss of pride loss of face self-abasement mental pain touché slander libel defamation vilification contumely impertinence impudence vituperation scurrility aspersions depreciation revilement invective blasphemy superciliousness sledge impugnment unpleasantry flame pejorative cheap shot abusive remark

Verb

To change into something different, contrary or opposite
change exchange swap switch transpose convert interchange move alter invert shift modify trade transfer adjust rearrange relocate reorder change round swap round switch round turn about turn around substitute replace change over turn change around supplant move around flip-flop alternate displace transmit rotate switch around remove put translate revert transmogrify commute render inverse backtrack double back turn the tables barter redirect divert deflect veer deviate transact truck bandy shuffle traffic shuttle wrixle sidetrack deal in convert into cash in give and take swap over shunt turnabout turn aside chop and change change course reorganize reorganise remodel remake reconstruct recast reshape revamp restyle rework make over reshuffle rejig transform readjust revise amend vary adapt redo refashion tweak renovate redesign remould reorient reorientate remold make alterations to make adjustments to transmute transfigure reform morph evolve develop improve refine regulate recalibrate diversify tailor permute make different redistribute mutate transubstantiate metamorphose redispose alchemize diverge mold metamorphosize edit revolutionize modulate retool fashion rehash customize regenerate reconstitute doctor rectify affect customise correct warp rejigger reconfigure tune redraft revolutionise mould reset make innovations order make changes to tamper with reposition position set control budge become be reborn mature ripen age temper push redeploy transplant pull dislocate dial back fine tune phony up correct mid-course moderate tamper emendate review rewrite freshen up remix redress become different arrange reconcile reword undergo a sea change reschedule jigger do over overhaul renew rebuild shape fix upgrade redevelop update rehabilitate recondition permutate denature cook refurbish refit stir up switch over turn over new leaf turn the corner change completely shift gears fix up turn upside down sing different tune do up

Verb

To change a decision, opinion, or course of action
backtrack backpedal retract recant withdraw recall reconsider renege rethink alter amend change unsay withcall back-pedal on about-face backtrack on change opinion double back back off change your mind do an about-face do an about-turn on flip-flop back down change one's mind decide against do an about-turn row back take back think better of back out of change one's tune dial back do a U-turn do a U-turn on go back on renege on turn the tables eat one's words eat your words have second thoughts set aside shift one's ground sing a different song go back retreat recede retire retrocede fall back draw back back out repudiate renounce abjure repeal revise modify retrograde foreswear abnegate forswear shift welsh retrogress climb down drive back turn tail move backward do a volte-face go into reverse move back fall sink drop regress wane ebb back vary adapt adjust budge recast move backwards back up back away turn back drive backwards go backward break recalibrate review reassess re-evaluate reevaluate re-examine reappraise default default on make adjustments to lose ground flip-flop on yo-yo on change gears on break one's promise break a promise cop out of retreat from pull out of withdraw from rat on welsh on break your word fail to honour weasel out move retrace your steps disown revoke change your tune do an aboutface cancel disavow think differently disclaim rescind change one's opinion deny annul express a different opinion express a different view sing a different tune apologise nig countermand eliminate apologize exclude suspend dance to another tune march to the beat of a different drum have a change of heart call off rule out reel in row back on take in forget it have change of heart abandon forsake drop out avoid pull out give up relinquish cop out reject surrender spurn betray scratch resign back pedal worm out wiggle out shy from beg off yield get cold feet blow it off chicken out fink out eschew throw in the towel kick forgo abrogate cry off refrain shun dispense with pack in break your promise break one's word get out bottle out duck out lose your nerve welch renig turn yellow give way wuss out have no stomach for think better of something make concessions wimp out bottle it funk out bow out back down on cop-out revisit relent refuse abdicate gainsay concede decline fail to honor go back on your word sacrifice come around come round throw off disaffirm disallow forbear be unfaithful desert return revert apostatize abstain do away with jack in nullify contradict void wash your hands of wash one's hands of turn one's back on abstain from refrain from cast aside quit call back stop leave discontinue cease worm out of chicken out of halt end terminate go back on one's word have done with throw up retire from give notice finish with get cold feet about repossess reclaim eat crow eat humble pie

Verb

To cancel or annul a decision or course of action
overturn overrule overthrow revoke cancel countermand repeal undo annul invalidate negate nullify quash rescind override retract disallow repudiate veto abrogate void dismantle lift rule against declare null and void render null and void withdraw abolish vacate recall set aside disannul avoid take back null strike down render invalid dissolve obviate roll back abate recant nix wipe out remove reject terminate vitiate disclaim kill renounce renege obliterate scrub disown abjure backpedal scrap stop drop make void disaffirm discharge annihilate call back call off end deny neutralize abandon dismiss dump do away with neutralise disavow forswear spool back cancel out erase refuse axe discontinue backtrack on cut offset rewind wind back expunge abort ax X-out negative throw out cast aside cry off black out retreat counteract back out of put an end to make null and void turn down blue pencil take out alter upset ditch outvote refute gainsay make ineffective call renege on efface contradict counterorder go back on suspend delete discard dishonour blackball torpedo zap renig dishonor weasel out declare invalid rebut oppose rebuff disconfirm squash throw over bring to an end contravene impugn exclude censor wash out rub out blot out counterbalance disprove traverse cross disacknowledge undermine break with disqualify put down stamp out fly in the face of disestablish discount relax back up back-pedal on dominate flout prevail defy defeat predominate go against abnegate bleep backtrack backwater forget break off KO blow trample underfoot ride roughshod over watergate withcall weaken declare chop do a U-turn on raise unsay trample upon supersede deracinate waive subvert call in disregard ignore disobey wangle out purge omit back out worm out opt out shoot down stand down bottle up cork up shut down hush up unfit impair circumduct get rid of knock on the head edit black countervail pull the plug crawl out of invert upend put damper on elide dele ban knock out finish off do in nig scratch confine restrict compensate limit trash prohibit forbid put the lid on blow sky-high render meaningless refuse to fulfil forget it get off the hook give something the chop bar debar embargo cross out strike out X out ink out blank out block out root out x out blue-pencil stroke out sweep away put a line through edit out snuff out white out knock something on the head proscribe block change bring to naught call all bets off overset countercheck frustrate ding belie redress stonewall down prostrate counter controvert dispute throw say no to taboo preclude zing outlaw knock down bring down turn thumbs down confute pass on keep back give the thumbs down to shut out thumbs down confront call in question dare question say the opposite of withsay withspeak refuse to accept buck have bone to pick differ take on phase out take off pull back take away draw back desert forsake pass reprobate deselect decline disapprove spurn give up cast off disprofess demur rat turn default disinherit balk at tergiversate banish flush oust cast defect apostatize tergiverse shed lay aside cut off pass up be against not accept have no more truck with wash one's hands of turn your back on wash your hands of have nothing more to do with counterpoise balance compensate for make up for balance out eradicate eliminate extinguish destroy redeem outweigh exterminate extirpate liquidate counterweigh finish equalize suppress halt correct cease quell ruin equilibrize wreck shatter even out equalise clean up decimate work against put a stop to put the kibosh on excise square turf smash slaughter crush counterweight conquer even up close down dispatch rule out wrack demolish rectify massacre waste wipe off the map wipe from the face of the earth put paid to wipe off the face of the earth atone for go back on one's word divorce devalue butcher inter bring to a close lay in the grave bury put to rest hold a funeral inhume entomb put six feet under remit repel break atone equal out retire redline belay disband amend equiponderate adjourn check arrest antagonize antagonise redress the balance scotch dash conclude prorogue remedy tip the scales set off break up wind up disunite foreswear scratch out score out redact wipe off bowdlerize junk render inert prevent thwart derail relinquish deface split up close disorganize loose postpone unmake collapse destruct sever shoot wind down fix right reduce stabilize respond lessen stabilise counterwork trim blank gut strike remove all traces of cut out bowdlerise blot scrape off launder even level equate match deactivate subdue overcome defuse render ineffective queer dish scupper stymie jettison wipe slate clean dial back back down welsh back off eat one's words worm out of bring square up fade out resolve into render void dispense with desist lay to rest set tie collate adjust accord attune parallel readjust be an antidote to interdict inhibit squelch pull up quit interrupt be the end of do for cut short pack in put kibosh on boycott pulverize cream nuke raze total devastate vaporize desolate pair off come out even come out overwhelm murder vaporise benothing overpower beat pulverise lay off stop midstream discountenance censure burn dissent knock it off call a halt pull the plug on call it quits tear down pull down place an embargo on give thumbs down pass by not go for give the red light to throw away refuse permission to

Verb

To turn (something) inward or inside out

Verb

Back up, reverse

Verb

To defy or put up an opposition to
oppose resist defy withstand counter be against combat confront fight contradict take on bar block check counterattack prevent attack contest cross dislike face be anti challenge disagree with dispute fight against hinder object to obstruct thwart battle buck contend with controvert disapprove of gainsay oppugn rebut repel stand up to be hostile to go against struggle against take argue argue against argue with assail assault bombard debate deny disagree disapprove dissent encounter expose gainstay neutralise neutralize protest quarrel with take a stand against taunt withstay be in opposition to put up a fight against speak out against strive against face down frown at not countenance search out speak against take issue take issue with be in defiance of call in question run counter to set your face against stand up and be counted against take a stand turn the tables fly in the face of contend contravene negate question face off meet impugn brave refute tackle counteract disobey vie rival reject flout call into question compete rebel against repudiate disaffirm dare protest against disregard disprove query engage clash lock horns traverse outface brazen accost wrangle war differ break object spurn meet head-on beard violate confute refuse repulse cross swords breast outbrave kick against impeach come up against race frustrate cope with quarrel infringe duel doubt negative go up against disconfirm ignore decline disaccord match stave off ward off squabble grapple rebel tangle wrestle grapple with cancel out impede face up to scramble for jockey for position take exception to balk breach stop halt transgress rebuff struggle fend off disavow stand litigate baulk play off refuse to accept restrain traduce affront strive infract altercate overstep refuse to obey fight off curb skirmish feud interfere with dissent from scorn front push square up to complain about criticize discord set at naught cope square up mess with set against pit compete against hold off hold out against play push back deal with compete with be at odds with call one's bluff make my day wage war stand up against beat off put down come face to face with quibble over go for go for broke fly in face of knock beat endure wage war on bear lock horns with confound discredit tolerate work against debunk sustain criticise row inhibit call out stem blast suffer clash with battle with denounce be at odds be at loggerheads fail to agree be at variance be in dispute cancel skirmish with cut slight do battle with disclaim tussle stick provoke bicker strike demur disown zap invalidate address scuffle dismiss waylay conflict antagonize antagonise cock a snook at fracture offend quibble make a nonsense of pettifog nonconcur abjure jostle bandy scrap spat take aside threaten emulate turn down disallow agitate against spar call in jockey tangle with discept venture put up with take up arms against undermine meet head on mock meet eyeball-to-eyeball tell off face with go one-on-one face off against shoot for jump on keep at bay outdare insult encroach trespass shoot down put up an argument brush off demur against go for jugular go for it neglect prove false argue about hang tough have bone to pick fail to observe wonder about vie with hold back demur about stick fast dig your heels in mix it up with cast doubt upon make a stand against go head to head prove to be false set one's face against pay no heed to throw doubt on shoot full of holes go for the gold blow out of the water be at variance with fail to comply with shoot down in flames show to be false go after keep at arm's length square off take one on put up a fight go for the jugular do battle be opposed be an adversary of take up arms grumble about rage against fault unseat grouse about gripe about beef about censure condemn campaign against scrimmage nullify offset take up on be at odds with somebody beg to differ reluct throw down the gauntlet at find fault with contend against enquire be in contention withsay withspeak stonewall countervail come to blows annul mess oppose action explode pit against collide with spare no effort test inquire investigate interrogate falsify sweat be rivals match yourself against counterbalance say the opposite of thumbs down cavil at find lacking engage with slam smear zing trash tar baulk at jar differ from diverge from dissent with dig in one's heels remonstrate betray knock the bottom out of give the lie to drive a coach and horses through deceive belie struggle with get into conflict with be at each other's throats fall out bump heads be in opposition argy-bargy go at it take exception handle have a dispute set as rivals put in opposition come into conflict become involved throw down come to blows with feud with be a dissenter from rally against hold at bay interpose intrude interfere exclude transgress against conflict with offend against urge muster courage laugh at throw down gauntlet bully step over the line knock chip off shoulder run the gauntlet cross swords with backstab carp at pick holes in contemn experience eliminate discuss not see eye to eye gibe despise deride ridicule countenance risk stomach court eyeball swallow end content against go one on one with go eyeball to eyeball with be pitted against be opposed to go toe to toe with come into conflict with brook allow abide think wrong come down on swipe at skin alive cut to shreds cast aspersions upon run down throw the book at pin on stick it to thumb nose at snub make a stand be drawn against submit to be confronted by bit the bullet play against take the bull by the horns brace for call someone's bluff double-cross commit a breach of err contaminate take no notice of meddle trample on sin encroach upon not comply with outrage sacrilege tamper with resolve joust collide match strength try in the hunt match wits run for participate in tilt pit yourself against go up against in contest try to beat bid attempt pitch oneself against seek prize pit oneself against essay fence not support frown on shake one's head have a problem with not believe in treat with contempt hurl defiance at diverge come out against disdain cold-shoulder take issue with somebody two-time fight with renounce stickle battle against kick over the traces set upon launch begin battle with shy divide vary stab in the back vie against tug run join battle refuse to accept the authority of discourage stiff-arm scrap with wage war against wrest with take wind out of sails sell out snout put yourself forward have at make play for push for give all one's got shoot at knock oneself out give one's all nominate yourself mount an attack on enter into combat with fall on express disagreement decline to support say nothing doing express objection not ratify say not a chance say no way break with express disagreement with withhold assent fail to agree with refuse to support knock back keep at a distance chide look right through cut dead tell someone where to get off reprove give the cold shoulder not hear of give someone the brush-off give someone the go-by give the brush pass up rebuke put off freeze out send away put in one's place lash out at suspect bring to an end to put an end to conceal get back at fight back suppress defend contain reply repress control bottle up defend yourself retaliate riposte come to close quarters with parry distrust mistrust give battle to join battle with dig deep dig deeper misdoubt disbelieve stand up for moot examine force back drive away beat back foil drive back answer canvass approach give it one's all misbehave riot insurrect shirk mutiny revolutionize desert revolutionise recalcitrate revolt revolution evade crush canvas detain entertain doubts about have reservations about squelch quash kick stand off turn away deter thrust back cool turn back palter brawl haggle nobble collar set aside refuse to comply not listen go counter to take law into own hands pay no attention to run riot not heed break rules rise in arms not mind be remiss break the rules harbour suspicions about puzzle over cast doubt on feel uneasy about raise objections to have suspicions about raise doubts about express reservations about harbour reservations about have hesitations about express suspicions about cast aspersions on see off drive off put to flight send packing contend over prove wrong tear down weather knock down force off chase away cast aside keep off keep away have words let have it contradict each other set to rip into each other be at sixes and sevens lay into differ with pick a bone dissent against quibble about put up argument show up hammer away at give cold shoulder to brazen out survive show to be wrong argue the pros and cons of blow sky high declare to be untrue prove to be wrong have an argument about pick an argument with bandy words concerning give thumbs down to brace live through ride out bear up against stand firm against prevail against stand fast hang on hold out win out go the distance against stand one's ground sit and take it persevere in the face of not give up hold one's ground hold one's ground against remain firm stand one's ground against take it hold the line against put up struggle stand firm

Verb

To undermine the power and authority of (an established system or institution)
subvert overturn destabilise destabilize destroy overthrow upset demolish ruin sabotage supplant topple undermine unsettle wreck depose dethrone disestablish disrupt dissolve oust unseat annihilate bring down undo damage impair undercut weaken capsize defeat depress extinguish invalidate invert level raze rebel supersede suppress tumble wreak havoc on bring about the downfall of pull down cripple spoil disable injure mar threaten hinder harm hurt sap debilitate diminish compromise crush reduce break thwart enfeeble impede smash foil shatter put an end to eradicate ravage frustrate devastate obliterate mess up shake abolish eat away displace vitiate muck up lessen decimate screw up impoverish remove foul up erode hamper quash remove from office incapacitate terminate stymie emasculate obstruct wear away devitalize enervate conquer attenuate jeopardize interfere with disempower botch corrode overcome tarnish torpedo louse up overpower break down break up blight corrupt vanquish soften blunt debase subdue subjugate overrun defenestrate wrack unbuild batter jeopardise waste put the kibosh on be detrimental to uncrown unthrone remove from power cause detriment to knock down unmake throw a spanner in the works of unhorse throw a monkey wrench in the works of do away with consume use up whittle dislocate decrease etiolate lower tire knock off balance have a bad effect on prostrate minimize minimise detract demean belittle strike at the foundations pull the rug out from under cost chip away prejudice cause the sacrifice of result in damage to lead to the end of result in harm to cause the loss of be prejudicial to be disadvantageous to rob from wear down deteriorate drive a nail into the coffin of be deleterious to afflict dismantle taint blemish trash wound scotch scupper shock scorch deface blast bloody cross up wither crab flaw disfigure endamage inconvenience neutralize squelch beat master put at risk detract from shake up rough up take out smash up cancel out blow overwhelm lick make a mess of render ineffective play havoc with do harm to trounce rout overreach outmaneuver outmanoeuvre outfox queer skin abate crimp have cramp do for outsmart neutralise offset craze upend put out of commission throw a monkey wrench into put out of action balls up tip liquidate purge exterminate bring low blow a hole in work against make waves bring to naught put paid to knock over flatten whittle away rain on someone's parade dent sandbag mine dig demoralise tunnel wear demoralize challenge tear down bulldoze bring to ruin excise erase drag through the mud dig out hollow out fell efface pulverize vaporize expunge cream nuke desolate delete total clip one's wings chip away at queer the pitch of extirpate wipe out poke full of holes interrupt knock the bottom out of crash dynamite zap wipe from the face of the earth blow down bomb spill lay waste raze to the ground knock to pieces cast down strike out tear up scatter do in mow down rub out pulverise throw down vaporise scratch out attack nullify dismiss dispatch dash eliminate prevent end eject cashier demote annul expel discharge quell block fire throw out defrock sack axe deprive downgrade degrade drum out kill bollix abort force out boot out drive out run out of town get rid of kick out ax chuck out throw out on ear turf out give someone the boot freeze out strip of rank give heave-ho discrown chuck ride out on rail give someone their marching orders bounce impeach unfrock show the door give someone the push send packing can intrude on banjax dish cruel nix euchre put the lid on make a hash of put a stop to check disappoint poison bring to an end squash negate wipe off the map wipe off the face of the earth baulk baffle circumvent crool stain cloud balk hold up confound muller put a damper on sink bodge scuttle finish off snuff out dilapidate blow up blot out contradict disturb disarrange disorganize disorder convulse delay slow retard darken turn upside-down derange slow down cause confusion in cause turmoil in throw into disorder throw into disarray throw into confusion cook someone's goose upset someone's apple cart endanger imperil slaughter touch root out cast a shadow over cast a pall over disassemble cancel take the edge off take the shine off ruinate desecrate bust take the enjoyment out of take the pleasure out of crack wolf wipe off map blow to pieces reduce to ruins blow to bits wax tear to pieces take apart put in toilet gobble up despoil ravish mangle massacre abrogate murder clean up benothing black out sweep away stamp out scourge defile mutilate deplete maim reduce to rubble reduce to nothing bring to nothing wreak havoc upon leave in ruins clean out lay in ruins leave desolate bilk obscure queer someone's pitch scar dampen chill explode decay forestall discredit stop contravene debar obviate snooker derail pop refute burst disprove wreak havoc with glitch up bar discomfit halt repel repress deter burst one's bubble repulse curb rattle parry nobble checkmate outwit prove wrong restrain blank counter counterplot cross bury drive a coach and horses through blow sky-high give the lie to shoot full of holes blow out of the water put down take away put the stopper on put a spoke in someone's wheel cause setback get the better of put end to stand in the way of put the mockers on nip in the bud upset one's apple cart beat down take wind out of sails