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[ih-vurt] /ɪˈvɜrt/
verb (used with object)
to turn outward or inside out.
Origin of evert
late Middle English
1375-1425 for earlier past participle sense; 1795-1805 for current sense; late Middle English < Latin ēvertere to overturn, equivalent to ē- e-1 + vertere to turn
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uneverted, adjective Unabridged
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(transitive) to turn (an eyelid, the intestines, or some other bodily part) outwards or inside out
Derived Forms
eversible, adjective
eversion, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin ēvertere to overthrow, from vertere to turn


Chris(tine). born 1954, US tennis player: winner of eighteen Grand Slam singles titles (1974–86), including the French Open a record seven times, the US Open a record six times, and Wimbledon three times
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everted in Medicine

evert e·vert (ĭ-vûrt')
v. e·vert·ed, e·vert·ing, e·verts
To turn inside out or outward.

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