Revert is defined as to return to something, someone or a previous way of being.(verb)
An example of revert is a sober alcoholic going back to drinking again.
See revert in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME reverten < OFr revertir < VL *revertire, for L revertere < re-, back + vertere, to turn: see verse
See revert in American Heritage Dictionary 4
intransitive verb re·vert·ed, re·vert·ing, re·verts
Origin: Middle English reverten
Origin: , from Old French revertir
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *revertīre
Origin: , variant of Latin revertere
Origin: : re-, re-
Origin: + vertere, to turn; see wer-2 in Indo-European roots.
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