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no adjective, na adjective, noun, noun, used as a prefix

English Meaning(s) for 逆

no adjective, na adjective, noun
  1. reverse; opposite
na adjective, noun
  1. converse (of a hypothesis, etc.)
noun, used as a prefix
  1. inverse (function)

Definition and Synonyms for 逆

Conversely with the terms of the relation reversed
Synonyms: , , 逆に
Backhander a backhanded blow
Synonyms: ,
Inversely in an inverse or contrary manner
Synonyms: ,
Inverse reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
Synonyms: あべこべ, 裏腹, , , 逆さま, 逆しま
Opposite the other one of a complementary pair
Synonyms: 反対, ,
Opposite moving or facing away from each other
Synonyms: あべこべ, 反対, 正反対, ,
Inverted being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed
Synonyms: , , 逆さま, 逆しま
Opposite a relation of direct opposition
Synonyms: あべこべ, リバース, 対極, 相反, , , 逆さ, 逆さま
Inverse something inverted in sequence or character or effect
Synonyms: あべこべ, インバース, 反対, 裏腹, 裏表, , , 逆さ

Meanings for each kanji in 逆

inverted; reverse; opposite; wicked Kanji Details »

Categories 逆 is a member of

Blow a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
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Oppositeness the relation between opposed entities
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Stroke Order Diagrams for 逆

Sample Sentences for 逆

He loves cars, while his brother hates them.
The converse is also true.
It gets very humid at home in summer; in winter, on the other hand, it gets very dry.
"Certainly if someone is _that_ beautiful you'd draw back from approaching her." "Thought you'd agree."
Then what is this I wonder? If it isn't dodgy door-to-door sales then could it be a new kind of pickup technique for the ladies?

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