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the reverse of the medal (or shield)

the opposite view of a matter.
See also: medal, of, reverse

go/put something into reˈverse

start to happen or make something happen in the opposite way: In the 1980s economic growth went into reverse.
See also: put, reverse, something

in reˈverse

in the opposite order or way; backwards: The secret number is my phone number in reverse.We did a similar trip to you, but in reverse.
See also: reverse

reverse gears

tv. to wretch as a prelude to vomiting; to vomit the stomach contents. Beavis is reversing gears and might be going to vomit. You never know with Beavis.
See also: gear, reverse

reverse (one's) field

To turn and proceed in the opposite direction.
See also: field, reverse
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A reverse mortgage is a loan that enables homeowners 62 or older to borrow against the equity in their home, without having to sell the home, give up title, or take on new monthly mortgage payments.
Reverse logistics companies that demonstrate expertise in the area of IT asset disposition will find an enormous opportunity for growth in the next five years as they help clients mitigate the privacy risks associated with the transportation of high-tech assets.
Both seniors and HIV-positive folks are more likely to have increased medical costs and limited income," says Claudia Lucero, senior services coordinator at the San Diego Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Community Center, who recently hosted a seminar on reverse mortgages.
The reverse merger is just one of several creative financing strategies and structures that emerging growth companies like Halozyme are employing these days.
Nonetheless, Pedersen cautions that it's too early to recommend that all reclaimed wastewater facilities employ reverse osmosis.
It's grown in leaps and bounds in the last three years,'' said Cristina Pantoja, a reverse mortgage consultant at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage in Temecula.
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The sales and use tax reverse audit generally starts with meetings at the corporate office and/or possibly at the plant locations or both with the appropriate tax professionals, accounts payable manager, capital asset coordinator and systems personnel familiar with tax reports and accounts payable payment files.
Don't confuse reverse mortgages with traditional home equity loans.
As a result, NPUAP is calling for HCFA to work with the Panel and other related organizations to "rectify procedures, policies and reimbursement criteria that encourage or require reverse staging as a means to assess pressure ulcer healing.
Using reverse appraisals can offer some assistance.
A reverse mortgage is a special financial instrument that enables senior citizens age 62 and over to remain securely in their own homes for life with full ownership rights while converting some of the value of their homes into tax-free, guaranteed monthly retirement income or cash reserves.
With reverse mortgages, owners borrow against the equity in their residences and defer repayment until some time in the future.
SEATTLE -- Senior borrowers can now gain quick and convenient access to their reverse mortgage funds through QuickChecks(SM) reverse mortgage checking, a new product introduced by Reverse Mortgage of America (RMOA).
According to the National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association, in 2005, the volume of reverse mortgages increased by 112 percent from the previous year--and the demand is continuing to grow.