What does the word reversal mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The act of reversing.

Usage examples for reversal

  1. In nine cases out of ten the reversal of a conviction in a criminal case is due to the carelessness or inefficiency of the prosecuting officer or trial judge and not to any inadequacy in our methods of procedure. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  2. Yes; but it would be a distinct reversal of yours. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde