Synonyms of inverse


1. inverse, opposite, opposition, oppositeness

usage: something inverted in sequence or character or effect; "when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse"


1. inverse, reverse, backward (vs. forward)

usage: reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

2. inverse (vs. direct), reciprocal

usage: opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity ; "a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)"

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Definition and meaning of inverse (Dictionary)