verb (used without object)
- reversionary annuity,
- reversionary bonus,
Origin of revert
Examples from the Web for revert
I asked him to describe the U.S. mission that will likely revert back to the embassy it was more than a half century ago.
If a bad edit appeared, the community could simply get rid of it by clicking on a “revert” link.
And will Pam and Cheryl revert back from the Coke Monster and Cherlene?'Archer Creator Adam Reed on 'Vice,' Season 6's 'Unreboot,' and New Characters|Marlow Stern|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Classically, by turning on/off several genetic switches, scientists can revert cells to a less specialized stage.
For her sake, New York cannot revert to the way it used to be.Why New York—and Bill de Blasio—May Haunt Hillary Clinton in a 2016 Campaign|Lloyd Green|June 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Apparently a small population restricted to a small island tends to revert to the primitive type.Speciation in the Brazilian Spiny Rats|Joo Moojen
At the end of the six months he will revert to the status of a Reserve Officer.The Plattsburg Manual|O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey
But this reasoning will appear much stronger when we revert to other slopes upon the Mer de Glace.The Glaciers of the Alps|John Tyndall
To revert to Bayreuth, "Parsifal" was produced there in July, 1882.The Complete Opera Book|Gustav Kobb
Since that time he had occasionally allowed his thoughts to revert to it regretfully, though not bitterly nor rebelliously.Bressant|Julian Hawthorne
verb (rɪˈvɜːt) (intr foll by to)
Word Origin for revert
c.1300, "to come to oneself again," from Old French revertir "return, change back," from Vulgar Latin *revertire, variant of Latin revertere "turn back, turn about; come back, return," from re- "back" (see re-) + vertere "to turn" (see versus). Of position or property from mid-15c.; application to customs and ideas is from 1610s.