About-face

All possible synonyms of the word About-face as well as its hypernyms, hyponyms, antonyms, derivations, entailments, meronyms, pertainyms, domain members, similar words, verb groups, and so on...

About-face, volte-face, reversal, policy change

Definition

  • a major change in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"

Synonyms

  • about-face
  • volte-face
  • reversal
  • policy change

Hypernyms

  • change: the action of changing something; "the change of government had no impact on the economy"; "his change on abortion cost him the election"

Hyponyms

  • undoing: an act that makes a previous act of no effect (as if not done)

About-face, about turn

Definition

  • act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation

Synonyms

  • about-face
  • about turn

Hypernyms

  • reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround: turning in the opposite direction

About-face

Definition

  • change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint

Synonyms

  • about-face

Hypernyms

  • rethink: change one's mind; "He rethought his decision to take a vacation"

About-face

Definition

  • turn, usually 180 degrees

Synonyms

  • about-face

Hypernyms

  • turn: change orientation or direction, also in the abstract sense; "Turn towards me"; "The mugger turned and fled before I could see his face"; "She turned from herself and learned to listen to others' needs"

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