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1. reversion

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːʒən'] a failure to maintain a higher state.

Synonyms

  • backsliding
  • lapsing
  • relapse
  • recidivism
  • lapse
  • relapsing
  • failure

Antonyms

  • falsify
  • stay
  • synchronize
  • consecrate

Etymology

  • reversion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reversio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Reversion

  • subversion
  • submersion
  • excursion
  • dispersion
  • conversion
  • perversion
  • inversion
  • incursion
  • diversion
  • aspersion
  • immersion
  • aversion
  • persian

Sentences with reversion


1. Noun, singular or mass
Generally reversion to a maiden name is a simple matter done by the local court.

2. reversion

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːʒən'] (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).

Synonyms

  • escheat
  • interest

Antonyms

  • better
  • ground stroke
  • volley

Etymology

  • reversion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reversio (Latin)

3. reversion

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːʒən'] a reappearance of an earlier characteristic.

Synonyms

  • throwback
  • atavism
  • return

Antonyms

  • success
  • victory
  • conformity
  • passing

Etymology

  • reversion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reversio (Latin)

4. reversion

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːʒən'] returning to a former state.

Synonyms

  • regress
  • regression
  • reversal
  • retrogression

Antonyms

  • head
  • obverse
  • forward
  • time off

Etymology

  • reversion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reversio (Latin)

5. reversion

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːʒən'] turning in the opposite direction.

Synonyms

  • about turn
  • turnabout
  • change of direction
  • u-turn
  • reorientation
  • about-face
  • turnaround
  • reversal

Antonyms

  • progressive
  • get well
  • recede
  • claim

Etymology

  • reversion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reversio (Latin)

6. reversion

noun. ['rɪˈvɝːʒən'] (genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation).

Synonyms

  • mutation
  • chromosomal mutation

Antonyms

  • solvency
  • normality
  • gain

Etymology

  • reversion (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • reversio (Latin)
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