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revert

re·vert

revert

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vuhrt
parts of speech:
intransitive verb, noun
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: reverted, reverting, reverts
definition 1: to return to a previous state, practice, belief, or the like.
The tribe reverted to paganism.I've gained weight since I reverted to my old eating habits.
synonyms:
backslide, regress, relapse, retrogress
similar words:
backtrack, degenerate, return
definition 2: in biology, to show characteristics typical of earlier generations, earlier stages in development, or more primitive types.
synonyms:
regress
definition 3: in law, to be returned to the original owner or his or her heirs.
similar words:
return
 
part of speech: noun
definition: one that returns to a previous state, practice, belief, or the like.
derivation: revertible (adj.)