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Princeton's WordNet

  1. inverted, upside-downadjective

    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, invertedadjective

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


  1. invertedadjective

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

  2. invertedadjective

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

  3. invertedadjective

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


  1. inverted

    Inverted refers to something being turned or positioned upside down or in the opposite direction or order from its normal orientation. It is usually used in the context of objects, colors, tones, musical chords or sounds. In other disciplines like finance, it may signify a situation where something deviates from its normal or expected behavior or pattern.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inverted

    of Invert

  2. Invertedadjective

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

  3. Invertedadjective

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

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  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. Alan Lancz:

    The inverted yield curve, that's what worries investors and it's why you're getting selling here. It's definitely a slowing economy indicator, and whether it goes into a recession or not, nobody really knows. But it will put a pause in the market.

  2. Gabriel Rico:

    Basically the situation is completely inverted.

  3. Cameron Walker:

    And instead of having a stomach on the left, which is normal, Marie Bentley stomach was on the right, marie Bentley liver, which normally occurs predominantly on the right, was predominantly on the left. Marie Bentley spleen was on the right side instead of its normal occurrence on the left. And then the rest of Marie Bentley digestive tract, the ascending colon, was inverted as well.

  4. Emmanuel Macrons:

    I often say that if the age relationship were to be inverted, it wouldn't shock anybody, people would find it great, she is beautiful, and the fact that she's 20 years older than I am is terrible, because it is an issue of mockery, of terrible discourtesy. I give in to nothing, but it has taught us a lot, including in politics. We never build ourselves in relation to others' gaze.

  5. 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.

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