Definition of revert verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


; rɪˈvɜːrt
[intransitive] (+ adverb/preposition) (Indian English, rather formal) to replyExcellent openings—kindly revert with your updated CV.We request you to kindly revert back if you have any further requirements.
Phrasal verbs

revert to somebody/something

(law) (of property, rights, etc.) to return to the original owner again see also reversion

revert to something

(formal)1 to return to a former state; to start doing something again that you used to do in the pastAfter her divorce she reverted to her maiden name.His manner seems to have reverted to normal.Try not to revert to your old eating habits.He reverted to his native language (= started using it again).The house was a school for a while, but has reverted to being a private house.The area has reverted back to a wilderness.For a while the children behaved well but they soon reverted to type(= returned to their usual ways).2 to return to an earlier topic or subjectSo, to revert to your earlier question…The conversation kept reverting to the events of March 6th.
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