INVERT', verb transitive [Latin inverto; in and verto, to turn.]
1. To turn into a contrary direction; to turn upside down; as, to invert a cone; to invert a hollow vessel.
2. To place in a contrary order or method; as, to invert the rules of justice; to invert the order of words.
And winter storms invert the year.
3. In music, to change the order of the notes which form a chord, or the parts which compose harmony.
4. To divert; to turn into another channel; to embezzle. [Not in use.]