1 adj If there is an inverse relationship between two things, one of them becomes larger as the other becomes smaller.
usu ADJ n (Antonym: direct)
The tension grew in inverse proportion to the distance from their final destination.
inversely adv ADV adj/-ed, ADV after v
The size of the nebula at this stage is inversely proportional to its mass.
2 n-sing The inverse of something is its exact opposite.
FORMAL the N, usu N of n
There is no sign that you bothered to consider the inverse of your logic.
Inverse is also an adjective., adj ADJ n
The hologram can be flipped to show the inverse image.
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adj contrary, converse, inverted, opposite, reverse, reversed, transposed
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