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Overview of noun reversion

The noun reversion has 6 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. reversion

((law) an interest in an estate that reverts to the grantor (or his heirs) at the end of some period (e.g., the death of the grantee))

2. reversion

((genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation))

3. atavism, reversion, throwback

(a reappearance of an earlier characteristic)

4. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround

(turning in the opposite direction)

5. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion

(returning to a former state)

6. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting

(a failure to maintain a higher state) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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