verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of invert
Examples from the Web for invertible
The idea haunted him like the invertible companions of Orestes.
British Dictionary definitions for invertible
- to turn (the tip of the tongue) up and back
- to pronounce (a speech sound) by retroflexion
Word Origin for invert
Word Origin and History for invertible
1530s, from Middle French invertir or directly from Latin invertere "turn upside down, turn about," from in- "in, on" (see in- (2)) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Related: Inverted; inverting; invertedly.