REVERT', verb transitive [Latin reverto; re and verto, to turn.]
1. To turn back; to turn to the contrary; to reverse.
Till happy chance revert the cruel scene.
[Instead of revert in this sense, reverse is generally used.]
2. To drive or turn back; to reverberate; as a stream reverted.
REVERT', verb intransitive
1. To return; to fall back.
2. In law, to return to the proprietor, after the determination of a particular estate. A feud granted to a man for life, or to him and his issue male, or his death or failure of issue male, reverted to the lord or proprietor.
REVERT', noun In music, return; recurrence; antistrophy.