From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishthe reversethe reverseOPPOSITE/REVERSEthe exactopposite of what has just been mentionedquite/just/precisely/exactly the reverseI didn’t mean to insult her – quite the reverse (=in fact, I meant to praise her).I owe you nothing. If anything, the reverse is true (=you owe me). →reverse
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the reverse is true• In Cristofori's action the reverse is true.• But the reverse is true when an attorneyrepresents a person who is obviously guilty or whose guilt is widely perceived.• But in fact the reverse is true.• For men, it can seem as if the reverse is true.• Indeed, the reverse is true.• I am surethe reverse is true, too.