See also: Revers and revers'

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French revers (lapel, reverse side). Doublet of reverse.

NounEdit

revers (plural revers)

  1. A lapel of a garment, turned back to show the reverse side.

TranslationsEdit

NounEdit

revers

  1. plural of rever

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CzechEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

revers m

  1. a legal document, in which an inpatient, leaving a hospital against his medical doctor's advice, assumes responsibility for any potential consequences of his leaving
  2. reverse, verso, tail

Usage notesEdit

  • In the "legal document" sense almost never used otherwise than in these expressions:
    podat revers - to sign the document
    podepsat revers - to sign the document
    odejít na revers - to leave a hospital having signed the document

DanishEdit

NounEdit

revers c (singular definite reversen, plural indefinite reverser)

  1. reverse

InflectionEdit

NounEdit

revers c or n (singular definite reversen or reverset, plural indefinite reverser, plural definite reverserne)

  1. revers

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From French revers and Latin reversus

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /rəˈvɛːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧vers

NounEdit

revers m (plural revers)

  1. revers, lapel

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French revers, from Latin reversus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

revers m (plural revers)

  1. reverse side
  2. backhand
    • 1836, Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra, chapter XXXV, in Louis Viardot, transl., L’Ingénieux Hidalgo Don Quichotte de la Manche, volume I, Paris: J[acques]-J[ulien] Dubochet et Cie, éditeurs, [], OCLC 763899327:
      Au secours, seigneurs, au secours ! venez à l’aide de mon seigneur, qui est engagé dans la plus formidable et la plus sanglante bataille que mes yeux aient jamais vue. Vive Dieu ! il a porté un tel revers au géant ennemi de madame la princesse Micomicona, qu’il lui a tranché la tête à rasibus des épaules, comme si c’eût été un navet.
      Help, good sirs, help! Come to the help of my master, who is engaged in the most formidable and the most bloody battle that my eyes have ever seen. By God! He delivered such a backhand to the giant enemy of the lady princess of Micomicona that he sliced off his head cleanly from the shoulders, as if it had been a turnip.
  3. (tennis) backhand
    Antonym: coup droit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: rever, revers
  • Romanian: rever

Further readingEdit

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Middle EnglishEdit

AdverbEdit

revers

  1. In a reverse way or direction; upside-down. [from 14thc.]
    • a. 1472, Thomas Malory, “(please specify the chapter)”, in [Le Morte Darthur], book XVIII, [London: [] by William Caxton], published 31 July 1485, OCLC 71490786; republished as H[einrich] Oskar Sommer, editor, Le Morte Darthur [], London: David Nutt, [], 1889, OCLC 890162034:
      they three smote hym at onys with their spearys, and with fors of themselff they smote Sir Launcelottis horse revers to the erthe.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin reversus via French revers

NounEdit

revers m (definite singular reversen, indefinite plural reverser, definite plural reversene)

  1. the reverse side of a coin or medal
  2. reverse gear in a vehicle or machine
    sette bilen i reversput the car in reverse

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin reversus via French revers

NounEdit

revers m (definite singular reversen, indefinite plural reversar, definite plural reversane)

  1. the reverse side of a coin or medal
  2. reverse gear in a vehicle or machine
    setje bilen i reversput the car in reverse

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin reversus.

NounEdit

revers m (oblique plural revers, nominative singular revers, nominative plural revers)

  1. reverse; opposite; contrary
    veez cy le fet qe prove le revers
    see here the fact that proves the contrary

AdjectiveEdit

revers m (oblique and nominative feminine singular reverse)

  1. opposite; reverse

DescendantsEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French revers, from Latin Revers.

NounEdit

revers n (plural reversuri)

  1. reverse

DeclensionEdit