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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

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

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.

It is already clear, after twenty years of socialism in Russia, that if you do not provide your society with a new religion, it will gradually revert to the old one.
Herbert Read

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

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

revert in Latin is reverto
revert in Spanish is revertir

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