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English → English (WordNet) Definition: reversion reversion n 1: (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) 2: a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation) 3: a reappearance of an earlier characteristic [syn: atavism, throwback] 4: turning in the opposite direction [syn: reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround] 5: returning to a former state [syn: regression, regress, retrogression, retroversion] 6: a failure to maintain a higher state [syn: backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reverting]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Reversion Reversion \Re*ver"sion\ (r[-e]*v[~e]r"sh[u^]n), n. [F. r['e]version, L. reversio a turning back. See Revert.] 1. The act of returning, or coming back; return. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] After his reversion home, [he] was spoiled, also, of all that he brought with him. --Foxe. [1913 Webster] 2. That which reverts or returns; residue. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The small reversion of this great navy which came home might be looked upon by religious eyes as relics. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] 3. (Law) The returning of an estate to the grantor or his heirs, by operation of law, after the grant has terminated; hence, the residue of an estate left in the proprietor or owner thereof, to take effect in possession, by operation of law, after the termination of a limited or less estate carved out of it and conveyed by him. --Kent. [1913 Webster] 4. Hence, a right to future possession or enjoyment; succession. [1913 Webster] For even reversions are all begged before. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 5. (Annuities) A payment which is not to be received, or a benefit which does not begin, until the happening of some event, as the death of a living person. --Brande & C. [1913 Webster] 6. (Biol.) A return towards some ancestral type or character; atavism. [1913 Webster] Reversion of series (Alg.), the act of reverting a series. See To revert a series, under Revert, v. t. [1913 Webster]


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