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opposite or contrary in position, direction, order, or effect:the well-observed inverse relationship between disability and social contact
chiefly Mathematics produced from or related to something else by a process of inversion.
noun [usually in singular]
something that is the opposite or reverse of something else:his approach is the inverse of most research Mathematics a reciprocal quantity, mathematical expression, geometric figure, etc., that is the result of inversion. Mathematics an element that, when combined with a given element in an operation, produces the identity element for that operation.