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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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He said:"As a revert to Islam, people may have to cope with negative reactions because of the way the media often portrays Muslims as terrorists.
53% and reverts to the Bank of England base rate plus 1.
Omar Hassan: The returning champ heelflip indy'd over the Cardiel gap, heelflipped to frontside air in the deep and ollied to lipslide revert from the tear drop to the spine.
None of us wishes to return to war and destruction, nor seek to revert to the state of no war, no peace,'' Mubarak said in an opening address.
21 requires escheat property to be reported either in an expendable trust fund or in the fund to which the property ultimately will revert.
9% of GDP in 2003 on higher tax revenues and local government budget under-execution, the general government deficit is expected to revert back to 3.
The fixed rate runs to March 2002 when it reverts to the Premier Saver rate, which currently pays 4.
The proposed standard, which would be effective for financial statement periods beginning after June 15, 1994, requires escheat property to be reported either in an expendable trust fund or in the fund to which the property ultimately will revert.
The Filipino reverts work at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital where the kind and cordial behavior of Muslim workers and doctors motivated them to take another look at Islam.
95% which reverts to the lender's standard variable rate for rest of the term, currently 6.
Owners are being sought for a parrot who has a unique way of showing his irritation - he reverts to speaking Punjabi.
It would be equally acceptable, if pursuant to the agreements, BacTech's interest in TSLLC reverts back to U.