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Definition of Revert


  1. To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse.
  2. To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate.
  3. To change back. See Revert, v. i.
  4. To return; to come back.
  5. To return to the proprietor after the termination of a particular estate granted by him.
  6. To return, wholly or in part, towards some preexistent form; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.
  7. To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse; thus, phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts.
  8. One who, or that which, reverts.

Revert Quotations

I would finally renounce my delusional hypotheses and revert to thinking of myself as a human of more conventional circumstances and return to mathematical research.
John Forbes Nash, Jr.

If Plan A fails, they could always revert to Plan A.
Mark Lawrenson

Women have been brought up to be passive, accepting, not come forward and play a major role in life. And with age, there's a tendency to revert to that - to pull back, recede. I don't think it's advisable or admirable.
Katherine Helmond

Traders can cause short-term volatility. In the long run, the market must revert to a sensible price/earnings multiple.
Ben Stein

Tax rates for the wealthy should revert to Clinton-era levels, both because it is necessary for long-term deficit reduction and because fairness dictates it. Moreover, there is no proof that higher marginal rates dissuade investment, all the rhetoric from the Right notwithstanding.
Eliot Spitzer
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Revert Translations

revert in Latin is reverto
revert in Spanish is revertir
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