- Capable of being reverted.
Variant of revert
- to go back in action, thought, speech, etc.; return, as to a former practice, opinion, state, or subject
- Biol. to return to a former or primitive type; show ancestral characteristics normally no longer present in the species
- Law to go back to a former owner or the heirs of such owner
Origin of revertMiddle English reverten ; from Old French revertir ; from Vulgar Latin an unverified form revertire, for Classical Latin revertere ; from re-, back + vertere, to turn: see verse
a person or thing that reverts; esp., one who returns to a previous faith