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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inverted, upside-down(adj)

    being in such a position that top and bottom are reversed

    "a quotation mark is sometimes called an inverted comma"; "an upside-down cake"

  2. anatropous, inverted(adj)

    (of a plant ovule) completely inverted; turned back 180 degrees on its stalk


  1. inverted(Adjective)

    Changed to a contrary or counterchanged order or direction; characterized by inversion; turned upside down; reversed; opposite; contrary.

  2. inverted(Adjective)

    (of a chord) Having the lowest note transposed an octave higher

  3. inverted(Adjective)

    (of sugar) Having its polarization changed by hydrolysis; see invert sugar

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inverted

    of Invert

  2. Inverted(adj)

    changed to a contrary or counterchanged order; reversed; characterized by inversion

  3. Inverted(adj)

    situated apparently in reverse order, as strata when folded back upon themselves by upheaval


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inverted in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inverted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of inverted in a Sentence

  1. Matshona Dhliwayo:

    Generosity is inverted prosperity.

  2. Gabriel Rico:

    Basically the situation is completely inverted.

  3. Omar Khayym:

    And that inverted Bowl they call the Sky, Whereunder crawling coop'd we live and die, Lift not your hands to It for help for It As impotently moves as you or I.

  4. Omar Khayyám:

    And that inverted bowl we call The Sky, where under crawling coop't we live and die, lift not thy hands to It for help -- for it rolls impotently on as thou or I.

  5. Juliane Douglas:

    When you move, you bounce up and down, and the gait motion is an inverted pendulum. If you lift every step thousands of times, it is a whole lot of energy you are expending.

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