The reverse() method reverses an array in place. The first array element becomes the last and the last becomes the first.

Syntax

arr.reverse()

Parameters

None.

Description

The reverse method transposes the elements of the calling array object in place, mutating the array, and returning a reference to the array.

Examples

Reversing the elements in an array

The following example creates an array myArray, containing three elements, then reverses the array.

var myArray = ['one', 'two', 'three'];
myArray.reverse(); 

console.log(myArray) // ['three', 'two', 'one']

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
ECMAScript 1st Edition (ECMA-262) Standard Initial definition. Implemented in JavaScript 1.1.
ECMAScript 5.1 (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Array.prototype.reverse' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2015 (6th Edition, ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Array.prototype.reverse' in that specification.
Standard  
ECMAScript 2017 Draft (ECMA-262)
The definition of 'Array.prototype.reverse' in that specification.
Draft  

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari
Basic support 1.0 1.0 (1.7 or earlier) 5.5 (Yes) (Yes)
Feature Android Chrome for Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes) (Yes)

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