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English verb: revert

1. revert (change) go back to a previous state

SamplesWe reverted to the old rules.

Synonymsregress, retrovert, return, turn back

Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Something is ----ing PP.
Somebody ----s PP

Broader (hypernym)change by reversal, reverse, turn

Narrower (hyponym)fall back, go back, lapse, recidivate, recover, recuperate, regress, relapse, resile, retrogress

2. revert (change) undergo reversion, as in a mutation

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)mutate

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