- to turn so that the main surface or a different surface is shown
- Logic to state the obverse of (a proposition)
Origin of obvertClassical Latin obvertere: see obverse
transitive verbob·vert·ed, ob·vert·ing, ob·verts
- To turn (something) so as to present another side or aspect to view.
- To alter the appearance of.
- Logic To subject (a proposition) to obversion.
Origin of obvertLatin obvertere to turn toward ob- toward ; see ob- . vertere to turn ; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
(third-person singular simple present obverts, present participle obverting, simple past and past participle obverted)