Obvert Definition

ŏb-vûrt, əb-
To turn so that the main surface or a different surface is shown.
Webster's New World
To turn (something) so as to present another side or aspect to view.
American Heritage
To alter the appearance of.
American Heritage
To state the obverse of (a proposition)
Webster's New World

To turn so as to show another side.


Origin of Obvert

  • Latin obvertere to turn toward ob- toward ob– vertere to turn wer-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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