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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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