Inversion

(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Inversion->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ inversion
inversion
eversion
subversion
reversion
retroversion
introversion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contraposition
contraposition
&c. 237
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ contrariety
contrariety
&c. 14
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ reversal
reversal
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ turn of the tide
turn of the tide
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ overturn
overturn
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ somersault
somersault
somerset
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ summerset
summerset
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ culbute
culbute
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ revulsion
revulsion
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ pirouette
pirouette
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ transposition
transposition
transposal
anastrophy
metastasis
hyperbaton
anastrophe
=></<gr/hysteron proteron/gr >/>
hypallage
synchysis
tmesis
parenthesis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ metathesis
metathesis
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ palindrome
palindrome
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ pronation and supination
pronation and supination
PARAG:Inversion->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be inverted
be inverted
&c.???
turn round
turn about
turn to the right about
go round
go about
go to the right about
wheel round
wheel about
wheel to the right about
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ turn over
turn over
go over
tilt over
topple over
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ capsize
capsize
turn turtle
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ invert
invert
subvert
retrovert
introvert
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ reverse
reverse
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ up turn
up turn
over turn
up set
over set
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ turn topsy turvy
turn topsy turvy
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ culbuter
culbuter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ transpose
transpose
put the cart before the horse
turn the tables
PARAG:Inversion->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inverted
inverted
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ wrong side out
wrong side out
wrong side up
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ inside out
inside out
upside down
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ bottom upwards
bottom upwards
keel upwards
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ supine
supine
on one's head
topsy-turvy
sens dessus dessous
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ inverse
inverse
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ reverse
reverse
&c.(contrary) 14
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ opposite
opposite
&c. 237
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ top heavy
top heavy
PARAG:Inversion->Adv
GRP: \\ Adv \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ inversely
inversely
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ hirdy-girdy
hirdy-girdy
Sgm: \\ Adv \\ 1 \\ heels over head
heels over head
head over heels

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Inversion — Inversion …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • inversion — [ ɛ̃vɛrsjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1529; lat. inversio, de invertere « retourner » I ♦ A ♦ Sens spéciaux 1 ♦ Déplacement (d un mot ou d un groupe de mots) par rapport à l ordre normal ou habituel de la construction. Inversion du sujet dans l interrogation (ex …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Inversion — In*ver sion, n. [L. inversio: cf. F. inversion. See {Invert}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of inverting, or turning over or backward, or the state of being inverted. [1913 Webster] 2. A change by inverted order; a reversed position or arrangement… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • inversión — f. anat. patol. Transposición visceral, por ejemplo, situación del corazón a la derecha. Medical Dictionary. 2011. inversión trast …   Diccionario médico

  • inversión — sustantivo femenino 1. Acción y resultado de invertir: inversión de tiempo, inversión de esfuerzo. No puede conseguirse una inversión del voto tradicional con facilidad. 2. Dinero que se invierte en un negocio o en una operación financiera: He… …   Diccionario Salamanca de la Lengua Española

  • inversion — In grammar, inversion is the process by which the normal order of words, with the subject followed by the verb and then by the object or complement (if any) as in We play football on Saturdays is broken by putting the subject after the verb (as… …   Modern English usage

  • inversión — (Del lat. inversĭo, ōnis). 1. f. Acción y efecto de invertir. 2. homosexualidad. 3. Mús. Colocación de las notas de un acorde en posición distinta de la normal, o modificación de una frase o motivo de manera que los intervalos se sigan en… …   Diccionario de la lengua española

  • inversion — (n.) 1550s, from L. inversionem (nom. inversio) an inversion, noun of action from pp. stem of invertere (see INVERT (Cf. invert)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • inversion — Inversion. s. f. Terme de Grammaire. Transposition, changement de l ordre dans lequel les mots ont accoustumé d estre rangez dans le discours ordinaire. Inversion dure. il y a de trop frequentes inversions dans ce discours …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • inversion — ► NOUN 1) the action of inverting or the state of being inverted. 2) (also temperature or thermal inversion) a reversal of the normal decrease of air temperature with altitude, or of water temperature with depth. DERIVATIVES inversive adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • inversion — inversion. См. инверсия. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

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