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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•verseɪnˈvɜrs, ˈɪn vɜrs(adj.)

  1. reversed in position, order, direction, or tendency.

  2. (of a proportion) containing terms of which an increase in one results in a decrease in another.

    Category: Math

  3. inverted; turned upside down.

  4. (n.)an inverted state or condition.

  5. something that is inverse; the direct opposite.

  6. Category: Math

    Ref: inverse function.

Origin of inverse:

1605–15; < L inversus, ptp. of invertere; see invert


Princeton's WordNet

  1. inversely, reciprocally(adverb)

    in an inverse or contrary manner

    "inversely related"; "wavelength and frequency are, of course, related reciprocally"- F.A.Geldard


  1. inversely(Adverb)

    In an inverse order or manner; by inversion.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inversely(adverb)

    in an inverse order or manner; by inversion; -- opposed to directly


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