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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - To be returned to the former owner or that owner's heirs.

Usage examples (11)
  • Verb (used without object) : They reverted to the ways of their forefathers. ,He constantly reverted to his childhood
  • Consequently he assigned to Angelo an income revertible after his death to Madam Solimann.
  • The alert warned about a kind of complex security sold under a variety of proprietary names, including "reverse convertible securities" and "revertible notes."
  • It's not such a bad idea to sterilize everyone with a revertible method until they are ready to be parents and keen enough to have a marriage, a job and a home to... for more
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