English to English
1. opposite in nature or effect or relation to another quantity
a term is in inverse proportion to another term if it increases (or decreases) as the other decreases (or increases)
2. Opposite in order, relation, or effect; reversed; inverted; reciprocal; -- opposed to direct.
3. reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect
4. something inverted in sequence or character or effect
when the direct approach failed he tried the inverse
5. That which is inverse.