Synonyms of reversion


1. reversion, interest, stake

usage: (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. reversion, mutation, genetic mutation, chromosomal mutation

usage: (genetics) a return to a normal phenotype (usually resulting from a second mutation)

3. atavism, reversion, throwback, recurrence, return

usage: a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

4. reversion, reverse, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, change of direction, reorientation

usage: turning in the opposite direction

5. regression, regress, reversion, retrogression, retroversion, reversal

usage: returning to a former state

6. backsliding, lapse, lapsing, relapse, relapsing, reversion, reverting, failure

usage: a failure to maintain a higher state

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Definition and meaning of reversion (Dictionary)