About The Word About-face

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About-face

About-face Meaning & Definition
About-face Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of About-face?

[n] a reversal in attitude or principle or point of view; "an about-face on foreign policy"
[n] act of pivoting 180 degrees, especially in a military formation
[v] change one's mind and assume the opposite viewpoint
[v] turn, usually 180 degrees

Synonyms | Synonyms for About-face: about turn | policy change | reversal | volte-face

Related Terms | Find terms related to About-face: about-turn | accommodation | adaptation | adjustment | afterthoughts | alchemy | alteration | amelioration | apostasy | assimilation | assumption | back track | back trail | backing | backing off | backing out | backing up | backsliding | backup | becoming | better thoughts | betterment | break | change | change of heart | change of mind | changeableness | change-over | constructive change | continuity | conversion | defection | degeneration | degenerative change | deterioration | deviation | difference | discontinuity | disenchantment | divergence | diversification | diversion | diversity | do an about-face | face about | fitting | flip | flip-flop | gradual change | growth | improvement | lapse | mature judgment | melioration | mitigation | modification | modulation | naturalization | overthrow | passage | progress | qualification | radical change | realignment | recidivation | recidivism | reclamation | reconversion | re-creation | redesign | reduction | reform | reformation | re-formation | regress | regression | rehabilitation | reinstatement | relapse | remaking | renewal | reshaping | resolution | restitution | restoration | restructuring | retrocession | retrogradation | retrogression | retroversion | return | returning | reversal | reverse | reversing | reversion | reverting | revival | revivification | revolution | revulsion | right-about | right-about-face | second thoughts | shift | slipping back | sudden change | swingaround | switch | switch-over | tergiversating | tergiversation | total change | transformation | transit | transition | turn | turnabout | turnaround | turning into | upheaval | variation | variety | violent change | volte-face | worsening

See Also | change | rethink | reverse | reversion | turn | turnabout | turnaround | undoing

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