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revert

verb backslide, change back, lapse, recede, regress, retreat, retrograde, retrogress, retrovert, reverse, turn back
See also: disorganize, escheat, recur, regress, relapse, repeat, return, revoke

revert

of an estate or interest in land, to return to its former owner or his heirs when a grant, such as a grant for the lifetime of the grantee, comes to an end.
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Similarly, the office of the social services, which includes the Manila city schools, Manila health department and the six Manila hospitals among others, reverted its salary savings worth P145, 370,067 to the non-office account.
He reverted after returning to Wales and said although he lost some friends as he was no longer able to go out drinking - Muslims cannot drink alcohol - his Christian family was supportive and he has never looked back.
A spokeswoman for Spirit Group said: "The Fountain has now reverted back to Spirit, as we are the main leaseholder responsible for the freehold of the property.
COThe Central Bank has subsequently reverted to the historical process of permitting coverage at the declared rate of customer generated Kuwaiti dinar exchange position only, which in no way restricts the ability of banks to quote Kuwaiti dinar foreign exchange rates either in the interbank market or their own customers,CO it added.
But when there was down time - and in the first 48 hours, there was plenty - Fox reverted to its usual jingoism, particularly Cosby.
Among remaining major advertisers is Wells Fargo, which had been the electronic service's lone advertiser, but has since reverted to the phone and fax system.
Following the break, the HIV in 24 patients was unexpectedly found to have reverted to a so-called wild-type virus, meaning it was once again sensitive to standard drug therapies.
In his experiment, eight untreated diabetic mice taken off insulin injections reverted to diabetes and died, whereas eight diabetic mice getting transplants remained healthy when taken off insulin.
If the stock reverted to the issuing corporation, however, the transferor would receive nonrecognition treatment.
The judges said he agreed with the state court ruling in DeSantis v White Rose in 1991, wherein a co-op reverted back to rent stabilization when the former owner foreclosed.