- to turn (something) so as to show a different surface.
- Logic. to change (a proposition) by obversion.
Origin of obvert
1615–25; < Latin obvertere to turn toward, equivalent to ob- ob- + vertere to turn
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Examples from the Web for obvert
To reduce it ostensively let us call it Faksnoko, where k means 'obvert the foregoing premise.'Logic
- logic to deduce the obverse of (a proposition)
- rare to turn so as to show the main or other side
C17: from Latin obvertere to turn towards; see obverse