verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of invert
Examples from the Web for inverted
The flier itself shows an inverted Islamic State flag, with Arabic script below it.
The painting is mostly a bone-colored affair, as the background overwhelms the inverted spiral of the levels of Hell.Fact-Checking Dan Brown’s ‘Inferno’: 10 Mistakes, False Statements, and Oversimplifications|Noah Charney|May 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This inverted morality creates maniacs whose antics are referenced with a smile and a wink, not a harrumph.
To confirm this remark let the sentences be inverted; "thou art an hard man, I knew thee to be such, or I knew it."Dissertation on the English Language|Noah Webster, Jr.
Next, Endlich dumped the contents of the basket on the ground, inverted it, and sat Neely upon it.Asteroid of Fear|Raymond Zinke Gallun
The inverted crescent of the man's lips trembled, and presently there issued from it, "Well, I 'ain't done—"H. R.|Edwin Lefevre
All this talk about guilt suggested some sort of inverted delusions of persecution.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
A funnel or inverted cone in shape, whereas the Great Geysir is a mound and a cylinder, it gives the popular idea of a crater.The Story of Ida Pfeiffer|Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for inverted
- to turn (the tip of the tongue) up and back
- to pronounce (a speech sound) by retroflexion