Complete Definition of "revert"

English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉË(r)t|-ÉË(r)t

Etymology
From OF. revertir, from VL. *revertire, variant of L. revertere.

Noun
wikipedia|reversion
en-noun

  1. One who, or that which, reverts.
  2. italbrac|Muslim usage A convert to Islam.

Related terms
reversion
revertive

Translations
trans-top|a convert
French: conversion f
trans-bottom

Verb
en-verb

  1. To turn back, or to the contrary; to reverse.
  2. To throw back; to reflect; to reverberate;to get back..
  3. To change back.
  4. To return; to come back.

#:If they attack, we will revert to the bunker.

  1. To return to the proprietor after the termination of a particular estate granted by him.
  2. To return, wholly or in part, towards some preexistent form; to take on the traits or characters of an ancestral type.
  3. To change back, as from a soluble to an insoluble state or the reverse; thus, phosphoric acid in certain fertilizers reverts.

Translations
rfv-trans

Finnish: palauttaa (3), palata (4)
French: retourner, revenir

Category:Islam
Category:English ergative verbs

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